Other names:Fumaric acid,trans-1,2-Ethylenedicarboxylic acid,2-Butenedioic acid,trans-Butenedioic acid,Allomaleic acid,Boletic acid,Donitic acid,Lichenic acid
- As an acid regulator in foods
- sed as a coagulant in stove-top pudding mixes
- used as a substitute for tartaric acid and occasionally in place of citric acid, at a rate of 1 g of fumaric acid to every ~1.5 g of citric acid, in order to add sourness
- used in the manufacture of polyester resins and polyhydric alcohols and as a mordant for dyes.