DL – Tartaric Acid Anhydrous – (FOOD GRADE)

Item #: TA750 Structural
Fm. Wt.: 150.09
Fm.: HOOC(CHOH)2COOH
M. Fm.: C4H6O6

Chemical Name: dl-2, 3- Dihydroxybutanedioic Acid

Description:
A white, odorless, white powder or colorless crystal, with an acidic taste. It is compound of equal quantity of dextro-and levo rotarory tartaric acid. It’s solubility (g/100g) in water is 20.60, in ether is about 1% and in ethanol (25°C) is 5.01. It’s acidity is 1.3 times stronger than citric acid and stable in air.

Specifications:
Assay …………………. ≥ 99.50%
Heavy metals (Pb) …………………. ≤ 0.001%
Loss on drying …………………. ≤ 0.5%
Melting Point …………………. 200.0 – 206.0°C
Sulphates (SO4) …………………. ≤ 0.04%
Arsenic (As) …………………. ≤ 0.0002%
Residue on Ignition …………………. ≤ 0.10%

Functional use:
Acid, Sequestrant. Mainly used to manufacture tartaric acid salts, used as acidifying agent of drinks, candies, jams and other types of food.

Packing and Storage:
Preserved in 25 kg drums/bags. Store in well-closed containers.

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