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27506

Sigma-Aldrich

L-(+)-Tartaric acid

puriss., meets analytical specification of Ph. Eur., NF, 99.7-100.5% (calc. to the dried substance), powder

Synonym(s):
L-Threaric acid, (2R,3R)-(+)-Tartaric acid
Linear Formula:
HO2CCH(OH)CH(OH)CO2H
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
150.09
Beilstein:
1725147
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:

Quality Level

vapor density

5.18 (vs air)

grade

puriss.

assay

99.7-100.5% (calc. to the dried substance)

form

powder

optical activity

[α]20/D +12.0 to +12.8°, c = 20% in H2O

autoignition temp.

797 °F

quality

meets analytical specification of Ph. Eur., NF

impurities

organic volatile impurities, complies (GC)
residual solvents, complies
≤0.001% heavy metals (as Pb)

ign. residue

≤0.05% (as SO4)

loss

≤0.2% loss on drying, 105 °C

mp

168-170 °C
170-172 °C (lit.)

solubility

water: soluble 150 g/L at 20 °C

anion traces

chloride (Cl-): ≤100 mg/kg
oxalate (C2O42-): in accordance
oxalate (as oxalic acid): ≤100 mg/kg
sulfate (SO42-): ≤100 mg/kg

cation traces

As: ≤2 mg/kg
Ca: ≤200 mg/kg
Cu: ≤10 mg/kg
Hg: ≤1 mg/kg
Pb: ≤2 mg/kg
Zn: ≤10 mg/kg

suitability

complies for appearance of solution

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

SMILES string

O[C@H]([C@@H](O)C(O)=O)C(O)=O

InChI

1S/C4H6O6/c5-1(3(7)8)2(6)4(9)10/h1-2,5-6H,(H,7,8)(H,9,10)/t1-,2-/m1/s1

InChI key

FEWJPZIEWOKRBE-JCYAYHJZSA-N

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Pictograms

Corrosion

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Dam. 1

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

302.0 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

150 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

A A Cole et al.
The journal of histochemistry and cytochemistry : official journal of the Histochemistry Society, 35(2), 203-206 (1987-02-01)
Tartrate-resistant acid phosphatase (TRAP) has been proposed as a cytochemical marker for osteoclasts. We have developed an improved technique for the localization of TRAP in rat and mouse bone and cartilage. This procedure employs JB-4 plastic as the embedding medium
M Alsina et al.
Blood, 87(4), 1495-1501 (1996-02-15)
Osteolytic bone destruction and its complications, bone pain, pathologic fractures, and hypercalcemia, are a major source of morbidity and mortality in patients with multiple myeloma. The bone destruction in multiple myeloma is due to increased osteoclast (OCL) activity and decreased
J B Olivato et al.
Carbohydrate polymers, 92(2), 1705-1710 (2013-02-13)
Tartaric acid (TA), a dicarboxylic acid, can act as a compatibiliser in starch/polyester blends. A mixture design was proposed to evaluate the effect of TA on the properties of starch/poly (butylene adipate co-terephthalate) (PBAT) blown films plasticised with glycerol. The
Mrinal Kanti Bain et al.
Carbohydrate polymers, 91(2), 529-536 (2012-11-06)
Gelation temperature of MC was reduced from 59°C to 54°C with the addition of 10% PEG. Sodium tartrate (NaT) and sodium citrate (NaC) were added to the MC-PEG solution to further reduce the gelation temperature close to physiological temperature. Different
Mark D Eddleston et al.
Chemical communications (Cambridge, England), 48(92), 11340-11342 (2012-10-18)
The formation of diastereomeric cocrystals of malic acid and tartaric acid was investigated by liquid-assisted grinding in the solid state. We demonstrate that racemic malic acid can be converted into two distinct diastereomeric cocrystal phases by grinding with a single

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