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Basic Information of tartaric acid
Tartrate (tartaric acid), ie, 2,3 - dihydroxy acid is a carboxylic acid, present in many plants, such as grapes and tamarind, is the major organic acids in wine one. Added as a food antioxidant, can make the food with acidity. Use of tartaric acid is the largest beverage additives. Is the pharmaceutical industry raw materials. In the mirror industry, tartaric acid is an important agent and reducing agent, the formation of silver mirror can control the speed, get a very uniform coating.
Basic Information
Molecular weight: 150.09
CAS No. :526 -83-0 [1]
English name: tartaric acid, referred to as TA
Status: monoclinic crystals (anhydrous)
Melting point :171-174
Density: 1.7598 (20)
Refractive index: 1.4955
Solubility: soluble in water, acetone, ethanol
Exist: tartaric acid solubility in water: 139 D-tartaric acid, L-tartaric acid 139, 125 meso-tartaric acid, racemic tartaric acid 20.6.
Scientific name: 2,3 - dihydroxy acid.
Molecular formula: C4H6O6
Molecular weight: 150.09 (D-type - anhydrous); 168.10 (DL-type - monohydrate).

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