What is SUBERIC ACID?

4A member of the oxalic series of acids, originally obtained by the action of nitric acid upon cork, but easily prepared, similarly, from oleic acid or other fatty acids. It is a crystalline body which melts at 140 degrees C., dissolves readily in boiling water, and mixes with fixed oils. When strongly heated, it gives off suffocating vapouis.

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