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Natural Tartaric Acid

Natural Tartaric Acid

Tartaric Acid is present in many fruits and the only use for industrial production is grapes. Our Tartaric Acid is a natural product that is derived from by-products of the grape. Our Tartaric Acid is a food grade product and it is Kosher certified. Used in many different applications due to its properties as: antioxidant, acidifier, flavor enhancer, stabilizer and sequestering agent. It is included in the list of FOOD ADDITIVES under code E-334.
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Applications Tartaric Acid

FOOD INDUSTRY

– As acidifier and natural preservative for marmalades, ice cream, jellies, juices, preserves, and beverages.

– As effervescent for carbonated water.

– As emulsifier and preservative in the bread-making industry and in the preparation of candies and sweets.

OENOLOGY

Used as an acidifier. Used in musts and wines to prepare wines that are more balanced from the point of view of taste, the result being an increase in their degree of acidity and a decrease in their pH content.

PHARMACEUTICALS INDUSTRY

Used as an excipient for the preparation of effervescent tablets.

CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

Used in cement, plaster, and plaster of Paris to retard drying and facilitate the handling of these materials.

COSMETICS INDUSTRY

Used as a basic component of many natural body crèmes.

CHEMICAL SECTOR

– Galvanic baths

– Electronics industry

– As mordant in the textile industry

– As an anti-oxidant in industrial greases

Identification

CHEMICAL NAME

L (+) Tartaric Acid
Tartaric Acid (2R, 3R)

CAS number: 87-69-4

EINECS number: 201-766-0

Chemical formula: H2C4H4O6

Molecular weight: 150.1

Description: colorless crystals or white crystalline powder with a very acidic taste; odorless and stable in light and air

Physical properties

Melting point (ºC): 168-170
Rotatory power: 12.0-12.8
Refraction index nD: 170 1.464
Heat of Combustion: 1149,9 KJ/mol
Specífic heat: 1237 KJ/kg/ºC
Heat of solution: -14.42 KJ/mol

Ingredients

Content: Mínimum 99.8%
Principal impurities: Conforms with the limits established in the most recent editions of the FCC, BP, USP, European Directive, and the Oenology Code.

Packaging

– 25 kg.

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