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Adipic acid consists of white crystals, which are slightly soluble in cold water and easily soluble in hot water. It is also soluble in acetone and easily soluble in ethanol and methanol. Adipic acid is formed during the oxidation of fats.
The salts or esters of adipic acid are called adipates.
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Food additive (E 355)
Table salt substitute