Tartaric acid

Other Trading Names:

  • Dihydroxybutanedioic acid
  • 2,3-Dihydroxy Succinic acid
  • L-(+)-Tartaric acid (when referring to the naturally occurring isomer)
  • Racemic tartaric acid (when referring to the racemic mixture)
  • Winestone (an older, less common name)

CAS Number: 526-83-0

HS Code: 29181200

Types of Packaging:

  • Plastic Bags: Often used for smaller quantities, usually lined and sealed for moisture protection.
  • Fiber Drums: These are used for medium to large quantities and offer good protection during transportation.
  • Cardboard Boxes: Sometimes used for small to medium quantities, often with inner plastic lining.
  • Polyethylene (PE) Drums: Used for larger quantities and provide robust protection.
  • Intermediate Bulk Containers (IBCs): These are large containers used for bulk transport and storage.
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Chemical Name

Tartaric acid

Type

Syntheses Material Intermediates

Other Names

D(-)-Tartaric acid

MF

C4H6O6

EINECS No.

200-533-0

Brand Name

Ankesi

Model Number

526-83-0

Appearance

White powder

CAS number

526-83-0

Grade

Chemical Grade

Packaging Details

Bag

Chemical Description 

Introduction:

  • Chemical Formula: C4H6O6
  • Member of the dicarboxylic acid family
  • Commonly derived from grapes

Usage and Versatility:

  • Used in winemaking and baking
  • Acts as an acidulant, antioxidant, and flavor enhancer
  • Important in chiral resolution for organic synthesis

History and Production:

  • Discovered in wine sediments historically
  • Extracted from grape waste or synthesized chemically

Applications:

  • Stabilizes acidity and color in wines
  • Leavening agent in baking powders
  • Utilized in pharmaceuticals
  • Integral in eco-friendly bioplastics manufacturing

Safety Precautions:

  • Generally safe, but can cause irritation in high concentrations
  • Requires proper handling and storage
  • Protective gear recommended in industrial settings

Environmental Impact:

  • Biodegradable and environmentally friendly
  • Minimal ecological risk
  • Adherence to waste management guidelines necessary

Conclusion:

  • Versatile and historically significant
  • Indispensable in various industries
  • Enhances culinary experiences and advances scientific research
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