dibasic acid

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Noun1.dibasic acid - an acid containing two replaceable hydrogen atoms per molecule
acid - any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
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Succinic anhydride (SAA) for applications where a dibasic acid anhydride is desired.
Attributes/Comments: Invista specialty intermediates include 12-carbon cyclic and linear compounds; Cofree M1 corrosion inhibitor; DBE dibasic ester solvents; DBA dibasic acid and Dytek Ideal Intermediates with amine, nitrile and boron products.
A equals at least one alkali metal alkyl sulfonate, B is at least one compound selected from polyol esters and fatty acid alkanol amides and C is at least one compound selected from dibasic acid esters and polyethylene glycol esters.
Isophthalic acid is the principal aromatic dibasic acid used in coatings, and adipic acid is the principal aliphatic diacid.