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W304409 Sigma-Aldrich

L-(+)-Tartaric acid

≥99.7%, FCC, FG

Synonym: (2R,3R)-(+)-Tartaric acid, L-Threaric acid

  • CAS Number 87-69-4

  • Linear Formula HO2CCH(OH)CH(OH)CO2H

  • Molecular Weight 150.09

  •  FEMA Number 3044

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1725147

  •  EC Number 201-766-0

  •  Council of Europe no. 18

  •  MDL number MFCD00064207

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24901442

  •  Flavis number 8.018

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Properties

Related Categories Alphabetical Listings, Certified Food Grade Products, Flavors and Fragrances, Halal Certified Products, O - Z,
biological source   synthetic
grade   FG
  Halal
reg. compliance   FCC
  FDA 21 CFR (163.110)
  FDA 21 CFR (163.111)
  FDA 21 CFR (163.112)
  FDA 21 CFR (184.1099)
  EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
vapor density   5.18 (vs air)
InChI Key   FEWJPZIEWOKRBE-JCYAYHJZSA-N
assay   ≥99.7%
form   crystalline powder
optical activity   [α]20/D +12.5°, c = 20 in H2O
autoignition temp.   797 °F
mp   170-172 °C (lit.)
Agency/Method   meets purity specifications of JECFA
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   odorless
food allergen   no known allergens

Description

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

5, 10 kg in poly drum

General description

L-(+)-Tartaric acid is an organic acid commonly used as an acidulant, flavor enhancer, firming agent and humectant.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS05  GHS05
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
WW7875000
Flash Point(F) 
302 °F
Flash Point(C) 
150 °C
Protocols & Articles

Articles

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Quality Assurance Supervisor, Sigma-Aldrich Flavors & Fragrances
Keywords: Food & Beverage, Food Safety, Solvents

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