Itaconic acid, or methylenesuccinic acid, is an organic compound that is one of the three acids obtained by the distillation of citric acid. Itaconic acid is a white crystalline powder that is soluble in water, ethanol and acetone.
The name itaconic was devised as an anagram of aconitic.
Itaconic acid supply exceeds demand. (Market Report).(Brief Article)(Industry Overview)(Statistical Data Included)
Aug 16, 2002; China's itaconic acid is mainly used in such industries as Nitrilon, ion exchange resin, paper-making and water treatment....