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36405 L-(+)-Tartaric acid, ACS

CAS Number
87-69-4
Synonyms
2,3-Dihydroxybutanedioic acid

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
36405-22 100g 28.60
36405-36 500g 77.90
36405-A3 2kg 224.00
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L-(+)-Tartaric acid, ACS

MDL
MFCD00064207
EINECS
201-766-0

Chemical Properties

Formula
C4H6O6
Formula Weight
150.09
Form
Granular
Melting point
168-170°
Density
1.760
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in water, methanol and acetone.

Grade Specifications

Maximum level of impurities: Insoluble matter 0.005%, Residue after ignition 0.02%, Cl 0.001%, C2O4 P.T. (limit about 0.1%), PO4 0.001%, Sulfur compounds (as S) 0.002%, Heavy Metals (as Pb) 5ppm, Fe 5ppm

Applications

L-(+)-Tartaric acid is widely utilized in pharmaceutical industries. It is used in soft drinks, confectionaries, food products, gelatin desserts and buffering agents. It forms a compound, TiCl2(O-i-Pr)2 with Diels-Alder catalyst and act as a chelate agent in metal industries. Owing to its efficient chelating property towards metal ions, it is used in the farming and metal industries for complexing micronutrients and for cleaning metal surfaces, respectively.

Notes

Incompatible with oxidizing agents, bases and reducing agents.

Literature References

Mostowicz, D.; Dygas, M.; Kałuża, Z. Heck Cyclization Strategy for Preparation of Erythrinan Alkaloids: Asymmetric Synthesis of Unnatural (-)-Erysotramidine from L-Tartaric Acid. J. Org. Chem. 2015, 80 (3), 1957-1963.

Song, G.; Xu, C.; Li, B. Visual chiral recognition of mandelic acid enantiomers with l-tartaric acid-capped gold nanoparticles as colorimetric probes. Sens. Actuators B 2015, 215, 504-509.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H318-H500

Causes serious eye damage. May form combustible dust concentrations in air

Precautionary Statements: P280-P305+P351+P338-P310

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. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.

Other References

Merck
14,9070
Beilstein
1725147
Harmonized Tariff Code
2918.13
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
WW7875000

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