Fumaric acid is an organic compound with the formula HO2CCH=CHCO2H. A white solid, fumaric acid occurs widely in nature. It has a fruit-like taste and has been used as a food additive.
Food & Beverages
As acidity regulator, preservative and coagulant
As bath salt cleaning agent for dentures and an optical bleaching agent
As an intermediate
As a preservative
As an acid sizing agent