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Oxalic Acid

  1. Wilhelm Riemenschneider retired1,
  2. Minoru Tanifuji2

Published Online: 15 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/14356007.a18_247.pub2

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

How to Cite

Riemenschneider, W. and Tanifuji, M. 2011. Oxalic Acid. Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Hoechst AG, Frankfurt, Federal Republic of Germany

  2. 2

    Ube Industries, Tokyo, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 OCT 2011

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Abstract

The article contains sections titled:

1.Introduction
2.Physical Properties
2.1.Anhydrous Oxalic Acid
2.2.Oxalic Acid Dihydrate
3.Chemical Properties
4.Production Processes and Raw Materials
4.1.Oxidation of Carbohydrates
4.2.Oxidation of Ethylene Glycol
4.3.Oxidation of Propene
4.4.Production from Carbon Monoxide
4.5.Production of Anhydrous Oxalic Acid
5.Chemical Analysis
6.Uses
6.1.Metal Treatment
6.2.Textile Treatment
6.3.Bleaching Agents
6.4.Chemical Uses
7.Economic Aspects
8.Storage, Handling, Transportation, Waste Disposal
9.Derivatives
9.1.Salts
9.2.Organic Derivatives
10.Toxicology