a colorless crystalline, unsaturated compound, C4H2O3, that is soluble in acetone and hydrolyzes in water: used in the production of polyester resins, pesticides, and fumaric and tartaric acids.
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- maleic acid,
- maleic hydrazide,
Origin of maleic anhydride
First recorded in 1855–60
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