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6381-59-5 - Potassium sodium L-tartrate tetrahydrate, 99% - Rochelle Salt - Sodium potassium L-tartrate tetrahydrate - A10163 - Alfa Aesar

A10163 Potassium sodium L-tartrate tetrahydrate, 99%

CAS Number
6381-59-5
Synonyms
Rochelle Salt
Sodium potassium L-tartrate tetrahydrate

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
250g 36.72
1000g 114.30
5000g 424.00
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Potassium sodium L-tartrate tetrahydrate, 99%

MDL
MFCD00150989
EINECS
206-156-8

Chemical Properties

Formula
C4H4KNaO6•4H2O
Formula Weight
282.23 (210.29anhy)
Melting point
70-80°
Density
1.77
Solubility
Soluble in water. Insoluble in alcohol

Applications

Baking powder, medicine (cathartic), component of Fehling's solution, silvering mirrors.Potassium sodium L-tartrate tetrahydrate is used in the process of silvering mirrors. It is active ingredient in the Fehiling’s solution and Nylander’s test involved in the determination of reducing sugars. It is utilized to break up emulsion in organic synthesis as well as a common precipitant in protein crystallography. As a Biuret reagent, it is used to measure the protein concentration. Furthermore, it is used as laxative and is also used in food industry.

Notes

Loses water of crystallization at 140°. Unstable above 225°. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Jalal, T. K.; Ahmed, I. A.; Mikail, M.; Momand, L.; Draman, S.; Isa, M. L. M.; Rasad, M. S. B. A.; Omar, M. N.; Ibrahim, M.; Wahab, R. A. Evaluation of Antioxidant, Total Phenol and Flavonoid Content and Antimicrobial Activities of Artocarpus altilis (Breadfruit) of Underutilized Tropical Fruit Extracts. Appl. Biochem. Biotechnol. 2015, 175 (7), 3231-3243.

Wu, J.; Hothersall, H.; Mazzetti, C.; O'Connell, Y.; Shields, J. A.; Rahman, A. S.; Cox, R. J.; Crosby, J.; Simpson, T. J.; Thomas, C. M.; Willis, C. L. In vivo mutational analysis of the mupirocin gene cluster reveals labile points in the biosynthetic pathway: the “leaky hosepipe” mechanism. ChemBioChem 2008, 9 (9), 1500-1508.

Other References

Merck
14,7670
Beilstein
6113568
Harmonized Tariff Code
2918.13
TSCA
Yes

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