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Oxalic Acid MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Oxalic Acid
Tree Number(s)
D02.241.081.337.593.750
Unique ID
D019815
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019815
Scope Note
A strong dicarboxylic acid occurring in many plants and vegetables. It is produced in the body by metabolism of glyoxylic acid or ascorbic acid. It is not metabolized but excreted in the urine. It is used as an analytical reagent and general reducing agent.
Entry Term(s)
Aluminum Oxalate
Ammonium Oxalate
Chromium (2+) Oxalate
Chromium (3+) Oxalate (3:2)
Chromium Oxalate
Diammonium Oxalate
Dilithium Oxalate
Dipotassium Oxalate
Disodium Oxalate
Ferric Oxalate
Iron (2+) Oxalate (1:1)
Iron (3+) Oxalate
Iron Oxalate
Magnesium Oxalate
Magnesium Oxalate (1:1)
Manganese (2+) Oxalate (1:1)
Monoammonium Oxalate
Monohydrogen Monopotassium Oxalate
Monopotassium Oxalate
Monosodium Oxalate
Potassium Chromium Oxalate
Potassium Oxalate
Potassium Oxalate (2:1)
Sodium Oxalate
Pharm Action
Reducing Agents
Related Numbers
0PB8MO5U0H
10043-22-8
1113-38-8
1186-49-8
127-95-7
127-96-8
14258-49-2
144-62-7
14676-93-8
15248-76-7
15843-42-2
30737-19-0
516-03-0
547-66-0
553-91-3
583-52-8
59683-70-4
5972-72-5
620U3O59Z6
62-76-0
640-67-5
7U0V68LT9X
814-90-4
DQ79Q766VN
F1NON87Z4W
K737OT0E73
L3W2519LG2
LC7F2W7I5B
CAS Type 1 Name
Ethanedioic acid
Previous Indexing
Oxalates (1979-1998)
Public MeSH Note
1999; for ALUMINUM OXALATE, CHROMIUM OXALATE, DIPOTASSIUM OXALATE, POTASSIUM CHROMIUM OXALATE, and SODIUM OXALATE see OXALATES 1992-2012; for AMMONIUM OXALATE, CHROMIUM (2+) OXALATE, CHROMIUM (3+) OXALATE (3:2), DIAMMONIUM OXALATE, DILITHIUM OXALATE, DISODIUM OXALATE, IRON (2+) OXALATE (1:1), IRON (3+) OXALATE, IRON OXALATE, MAGNESIUM OXALATE (1:1), MANGANESE (2+) OXALATE (1:1), MONOAMMONIUM OXALATE, MONOPOTASSIUM OXALATE, MONOSODIUM OXALATE, POTASSIUM OXALATE, and POTASSIUM OXALATE (2:1) see OXALATES 1999-2012; OXALIC ACID was indexed under OXALATES 1981-1998
History Note
1999; for ALUMINUM OXALATE, CHROMIUM OXALATE, DIPOTASSIUM OXALATE, POTASSIUM CHROMIUM OXALATE, and SODIUM OXALATE use OXALATES 1992-2012; for AMMONIUM OXALATE, CHROMIUM (2+) OXALATE, CHROMIUM (3+) OXALATE (3:2), DIAMMONIUM OXALATE, DILITHIUM OXALATE, DISODIUM OXALATE, IRON (2+) OXALATE (1:1), IRON (3+) OXALATE, IRON OXALATE, MAGNESIUM OXALATE (1:1), MANGANESE (2+) OXALATE (1:1), MONOAMMONIUM OXALATE, MONOPOTASSIUM OXALATE, MONOSODIUM OXALATE, POTASSIUM OXALATE, and POTASSIUM OXALATE (2:1) use OXALATES 1999-2012
Entry Combination
analogs & derivatives:Oxalates
Date Established
1999/01/01
Date of Entry
1998/06/10
Revision Date
2018/06/29
Oxalic Acid Preferred
Chromium Oxalate Narrower
Potassium Chromium Oxalate Narrower
Potassium Oxalate Narrower
Monosodium Oxalate Narrower
Monopotassium Oxalate Narrower
Potassium Oxalate (2:1) Narrower
Ammonium Oxalate Narrower
Sodium Oxalate Narrower
Iron Oxalate Narrower
Chromium (3+) Oxalate (3:2) Narrower
Iron (2+) Oxalate (1:1) Narrower
Magnesium Oxalate (1:1) Narrower
Dilithium Oxalate Narrower
Dipotassium Oxalate Narrower
Iron (3+) Oxalate Narrower
Monoammonium Oxalate Narrower
Disodium Oxalate Narrower
Manganese (2+) Oxalate (1:1) Narrower
Aluminum Oxalate Narrower
Chromium (2+) Oxalate Narrower
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