Adipic acid has all chemical properties characteristic of the carboxylic acids.
It applies to:
• as a raw material in the manufacture of synthetic fibers (polyamides), and polyurethanes;
• as a plasticizer in plastics;
• in the printing industry for the production of high quality paper;
• in producing esters and dyes;
• as a main component of various means for descaling. Nutritional supplement E355.Adipinovaya acid is used as a mild acidulant
White crystals of regular shape, or powder.