Tartaric acid

CAS # 87-69-4

Compound Structure and Properties

Molecular Weight150.0868
FormulaC4H6O6
Melting Point171–174 °C (''L or D''-tartaric; pure)
206 °C (''DL'', racemic)
165-166°C ("meso-anhyrdous")
146–148 °C (''meso-hydrous'')
Density1.79 g/mL (H2O)
Solubility in Water133 g/100ml (20 °C)
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GC Mass Spectrum

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Synonyms

(R,R)-Tartaric acid; Tartaric Acid; Tartaric acid, L-(+)-; (R,R)-(+)-Tartaric acid; (2R,3R)-Tartaric acid; Butanedioic acid, 2,3-dihydroxy-; L(+)-Tartaric acid; Natural tartaric acid; Succinic acid, 2,3-dihydroxy; Threaric acid; Dextrotartaric acid; Malic acid, 3-hydroxy-; 2,3-Dihydrosuccinic acid; 2,3-Dihydroxybutanedioic acid; Kyselina 2,3-dihydroxybutandiova; Kyselina vinna; 2,3-Dihydroxysuccinic acid

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