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

  • CAS Number 87-69-4

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

  • Molecular Weight 150.09

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1725147

  •  EC Number 201-766-0

  •  MDL number MFCD00064207

  •  PubChem Substance ID 57648257

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Properties

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Quality Level   200
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
Featured Industry   Pharmaceutical (small molecule)
storage temp.   room temp
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
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 
WGK 1
Flash Point(F) 
302.0 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
150 °C - closed cup

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