Alfa Aesar™ DL-Tartaric acid, 99%
Brand: Alfa Aesar™ A10683.0B
UNSPSC : 12352106
Code : NEW
Additional Details : CAS Number : 133-37-9 Weight : 0.01000kg
DL-Tartaric acid is used as a synergist for antioxidants, emulsifier, sequestrant and flavoring agent. It is also added with citric acid to prepare effervescent salts, thereby enhancing the taste of oral medications. It is also utilized in pigments, processing aids, ink, toner and colorant products. It acts as a chelating agent in metal and farming industries. Further, it is used as lubricant and grease. It is mixed with sodium bicarbonate and used as a leavening agent in food preparation. In the pharmaceutical industry, it is utilized in the preparation of tartar emetic, which is used in cough syrup as an expectorant.
Soluble in water, alcohol, mineral acids and alkalies.
Incompatible with bases, oxidizing agents and reducing agents.
|210° to 212°C (dec.)|