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798665 Sigma-Aldrich

L-(+)-Tartaric acid

anhydrous, free-flowing, Redi-Dri, ACS reagent, ≥99.5%

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 329768663

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Properties

Quality Level   100
grade   ACS reagent
  anhydrous
vapor density   5.18 (vs air)
product line   Redi-Dri
assay   ≥99.5%
form   crystalline powder
  crystals
optical activity   [α]20/D +12.4°, c = 20 in H2O
optical purity   ee: 99% (GLC)
autoignition temp.   797 °F
quality   free-flowing
impurities   ≤0.002% S compounds
  ≤0.005% insolubles
ign. residue   ≤0.02%
mp   170-172 °C (lit.)
solubility   water: soluble 150 g/L at 25 °C
anion traces   chloride (Cl-): ≤0.001%
  oxalate (C2O42-): passes test
  phosphate (PO43-): ≤0.001%
cation traces   Fe: ≤5 ppm
  heavy metals (as Pb): ≤5 ppm
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

Description

Application

Chiral building block for natural products. Also forms a Diels-Alder catalyst with TiCl2(O-i-Pr)2.

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

100, 500 g in poly bottle

Legal Information

Redi-Dri is a trademark of Sigma-Aldrich Co. LLC

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Target organs 
Respiratory system
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

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Protocols & Articles

Articles

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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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