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Adipic Acid

Adipic acid commonly appears as a white crystalline powder that melts at 152 degrees Celsius. In addition to nylon production, the substance is utilized in the manufacture of a wide assortment of other products, such as plasticizers, wire coatings, foams, adhesives, and lubricants. Adipic acid is sometimes used in the food industry as well, especially as an ingredient in gelatins that facilitates quick setting and the maintenance of quality. Food grade adipic acid may also be found in puddings, condiments, gravies, snack foods, and a variety of other edible items.

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