L (+) Tartaric Acid 99.7 – 100.5% Ph Eur,BP,ACS,USP



Tartaric acid is a white crystalline diprotic acid. This aldaric acid occurs naturally in many plants, particularly grapes,bananas, and tamarinds, is commonly combined with baking soda to function as a leavening agent in recipes, and is one of the main acids found in wine. It is also added to other foods to give a sour taste, and is used as an antioxidant. Salts of tartaric acid are known as tartrates. It is a dihydroxyl derivative of succinic acid.

  • General Laboratory Reagent
  • Home Brewing
  • Chelation Agent
  • Pharmaceutical Ingredient
  • Antioxidant
  • Making Silver Mirrors

Minimum Assay: >99.7%
Molecular Formula: C4H6O6 
Molecular Weight: 150.09
Melting Point: 168-170°C
Specific Rotation: 12°C to 12.8°C
Oxalates: <100ppm
Sulphates (SO4): <150ppm
Total Chloride (Cl): <100ppm
Calcium (Ca): <200ppm
Heavy Metals (as Pb): <10ppm
Iron (Fe): <5ppm
Loss on Drying: <0.2%
Residue on Ignition (Sulphate Ashes): <0.05%
Arsenic (As): <1ppm
Mercury (Hg): <1ppm
Cadmium (Cd): <1ppm
Lead (Pb): <2ppm

Particle Size:
>800 microns =5% max

Food Grade Certified Product

F.C.C. VII-J.P.XVI-Reg(UE)N.231/2012

Hazard Phrases: Causes serious eye damage.

Prec Phrases: Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.

Cas No: 87-69-4
Einecs No: 201-766-0


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