What Is Antimony Potassium Tartrate?

Tartar Emetic is another name for Antimony Potassium Tartrate. Antimony potassium tartrate is a crystalline salt that is colorless, odorless, and poisonous. It is used as a mordant to prepare textiles and leather before dying and as a dyeing aid. It may also be used as a pesticide. Its chemical formula is K2Sb2(C4H2O6)2. The chemical has a long history of usage as an emetic, having been used to treat schistosomiasis and leishmaniasis. It is used to resolve conflicts. It is usually obtained in the form of a hydrate. It is known for its other names:

  • Antimony potassium tartrate
  • Potassium antimonyl D-tartrate
  • Potassium antimonyl tartrate
  • Tartar emetic
  • Tartarized antimony
  • Tartox
  • Tartrated antimony

Antimony Potassium Tartrate Uses

Antimony Potassium Tartrate is a white, water-soluble, sweet and metallic-tasting, toxic powder or granules used as a mordant for coloring textiles and leather, and in medicine as an expectorant, for causing vomiting, and for infections by schistosomes. Its uses are:

  • Antimony Potassium Tartrate is still used in certain cough syrups as a diaphoretic or expectorant.
  • It is utilized as a mordant in textile and leather coloring.
  • On certain dosage, it is used to treat parasitic infections such as schistosomiasis and leishmaniasis.
  • It is still used for medical research purposes to induce vomiting in trapped animals in order to examine their diets.
  • Industrially, it is employed as a resolving agent.

Is Antimony Potassium Tartrate Safe?

Antimony Potassium Tartrate is generally considered unsafe because the chemical is toxic. Exposure to this chemical can have acute health effects. It possesses irritating emetic characteristics and, among other things, may induce deadly heart damage. In addition, it can be harmful if swallowed. It can cause skin irritation and serious eye irritation. Proper storage and disposal of Antimony Potassium Tartrate need to be considered to avoid any unwanted effects.

How Is Antimony Potassium Tartrate Made?

Industrially, Antimony Potassium Tartrate is synthesized by treating a solution of potassium hydrogen tartrate with antimony trioxide using the following procedure:

Where To Buy Antimony Potassium Tartrate in Bulk?

You may be able to find small quantities of Antimony Potassium Tartrate in your area. However, in order to buy large amounts of Antimony Potassium Tartrate, it is preferable to import directly from the manufacturers. They can issue certifications and provide cost savings which are better than buying the chemical in small quantities locally or from a distributor.

If you require bulk quantities of this chemical, you can buy Antimony Potassium Tartrate on our website or contact us for further details.

Which Countries Manufacture Antimony Potassium Tartrate in Bulk?

The consumption of Antimony Potassium Tartrate has increased dramatically across the world, especially in the developing countries. Therefore, its huge demand has led to a surge in companies that produce it. The main producers of Antimony Potassium Tartrate are:

  • China
  • United Kingdom
  • United States of America
  • Australia
  • Taiwan
  • India

How Is Antimony Potassium Tartrate Exported?

Antimony Potassium Tartrate Heptahydrate is shipped in:

  • PP bags with 25 kg weight capacity per bag
  • Plastic sealed drums with 25 kg weight capacity per drum

Antimony Potassium Tartrate is shipped in:

  • It is possible to arrange for an appropriate package term based on the amount of the buyer's order or other particular requirements.

What Is the Latest Antimony Potassium Tartrate Price?

As Antimony Potassium Tartrate is a commodity product, the price usually changes depending on the price of raw materials, logistics, and other related industrial inputs such as labor and taxes. In order to get the latest price of Antimony Potassium Tartrate, please contact us and we will provide a quotation right up to your country.

Where To Buy Antimony Potassium Tartrate?

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