DL - Malic Acid is most commonly utilized in food industry with E number E296 so as to provide tart-like flavor to food items. It is an organic compound which is known to have molecular formula C4H6O5 and molar mass of 134.09 g/mol with density of 1.609 g/cm3. This acid also serves as preservative for various food items. It is also a perfect alternative for citric acid so as to add less sourness to food preparation. DL - Malic Acid is water soluble in nature and shows melting point of about 130 degrees Celsius. It is also originally produced in fruits and gives characteristic flavor.