furoic acid

furoic acid

[fyu̇′rō·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
C5H4O3 Long monoclinic prisms crystallized from the water solution, soluble in ether and alcohol; used as a preservative and bactericide. Also known as furancarboxylic acid; pyromucic acid.
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Standards of GAS and furoic acid (as internal standard, IS) were obtained from the National Institute for the Control of Biological and Pharmaceutical Drugs (Beijing, China).