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8.18531 Sigma-Aldrich

(2R,3R)-(+)-Tartaric acid

for resolution of racemates for synthesis

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

  • CAS Number 87-69-4

  • Linear Formula HOOCCH(OH)CH(OH)COOH

  • Molecular Weight 150.09

  •  MDL number MFCD00064207

  •  EC Index Number 201-766-0

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Properties

Quality Level   200
vapor pressure   <5 Pa ( 20 °C)
assay   ≥99% (acidimetric)
form   solid
autoignition temp.   425 °C
pH   1.6 (25 °C, 100 g/L in H2O)
mp   168-170 °C
transition temp   flash point 210 °C
solubility   1390 g/L
density   1.76 g/cm3 at 20 °C
bulk density   1000 kg/m3
InChI   1S/C4H6O6/c5-1(3(7)8)2(6)4(9)10/h1-2,5-6H,(H,7,8)(H,9,10)
InChI key   FEWJPZIEWOKRBE-UHFFFAOYSA-N
storage conditions   Store below +30°C.

Description

Analysis Note

Assay (acidimetric): ≥ 99.0 %
Spec. rotation [α²0/D (c=20 in water): +12.0 - +13.0 °
Identity (IR): passes test

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS05  GHS05
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
Flash Point(F) 
302.0 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
150 °C - closed cup
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