Product Name Synonyms:
3-carboxybut-3-enoic acid, methylenebutanedioic acid, methylene succinic acid
Chemical and petrochemical industries
It is used as comonomer for carboxylate rubbers. Itakonic acid participates in copolymerization reactions, forming polymers with free carboxyl groups. Itakonic acid is used for preparation of pyrolidones, butyrolactone, methylbutanediol, detergents, herbicides, styrene-butadiene polymers, nitrile latexes, solvents.