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L-Tartaric Acid

Cas No.: 87-69-4 HS Code.: 291812 E No.: E334 Product Alias: 1,2-Dihydroxyethane-1,2-dicarboxylic acid; 1,2-dihydroxyethane-1,2-dicarboxylicacid; 2,3-Dihydrosucc

Categories: Acidity Regulators

Tartaric acid is a white crystalline organic acid that occurs naturally in many plants, most notably in grapes. Its salt,potassium bitartrate, commonly known as cream of tartar, develops naturally in the process of winemaking and is commonly used as a leavening agent in food preparation. You can find premium suppliers that supply L-Tartaric Acid on OKFoodAdd, the biggest online marketplace for food additive industry. The listed suppliers and prices are validated by native professional sourcing team members from China. You can send inquiries with confidence and get prompt responses.

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L(+)-Tartaric Acid

Standard:FCCIV, Package: -- , Appearance: Colorless and rhombic crystals




L(+)-Tartaric acid

Standard:FCC/BP/USP, Package: -- , Appearance: Colorless crystals or white crystalline powder




Standard:FCC/BP/USP, Package: -- , Appearance: Colorless or translucent crystals, or a white, fin...






White crystals or powder



Heavy metal(As pb)

10PPM max


2PPM max


100PPM max


0.04% max

Loss on drying

0.5% max

Residue on Ignition

0.1% max

Melting point



Applications & Uses

Tartaric acid is used chiefly in the form of its salts, e.g., cream of tartar (potassium hydrogen tartrate), Rochelle salt (potassium sodium tartrate) and Tartar Emetic (antimony potassium tartrate). It is used to enhance flavours in foods, confectionery and beverages. It is used as a chemical intermediate and a sequestrant and in tanning, ceramics, photography, textile processing, mirror silvering, and metal coloring.


Storage & Handling Precautions

Storage: L Tartaric Acid should be stored in a cool and dry place and kept away from strong light and heat.

Handling Precaution: Handling of L Tartaric Acid should only be performed by personnel trained and familiar with handling of organic chemicals. Avoid skin and eye contact and breathing in dust. Avoid handling which leads to dust formation.


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