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(2S,3S)-(-)-Tartaric acid

(2S,3S)-(-)-Tartaric acid for the resolution of racemates for synthesis. CAS 147-71-7, chemical formula HOOCCH(OH)CH(OH)COOH., for the resolution of racemates for synthesis

Synonym: D-(-)-Tartaric acid

  • CAS Number 147-71-7

  • Linear Formula C₄H₆O₆

  • Molecular Weight 150.09 g/mol

  •  EC Number 205-695-6



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solubility   1394 g/l
density   1.8 g/cm3 (20 °C)
flash point   210 °C
autoignition temp.   425 °C
mp   166 - 169 °C
shipped in   ambient
storage temp.   Store below +30°C.
specifications   Assay (acidimetric): ≥ 99.0 %
  Melting range (lower value): ≥ 166 °C
  Melting range (upper value): ≤ 169 °C
  Spec. rotation [α²0/D (c=10 in water): -14.0 - -12.0 °
  Identity (IR): passes test

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Safety Information

HS Code 
2918 12 00
Hazard Statement(s) 
H319: Causes serious eye irritation.
Precautionary Statement(s) 
P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Storage class 
10 - 13 Other liquids and solids
WGK 1 slightly water endangering
Relatively unreactive organic reagents should be collected in container A. If halogenated, they should be collected in container B. For solid residues use container C.
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS07  GHS07
Hazard Symbols 
Irritant  Irritant
Categories of danger 
R Phrase 
R 36
Irritating to eyes.
S Phrase 
S 24/25
Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
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