Tartaric Acid Natural Granular


    AppearanceColourless or translucent crystals
    Aqueous SolutionClear, colourless. Not more intensely coloured than reference solution Y6 in Eur Ph (Last edition)
    Product TypeFine Granular
    CAS No.87694
    E numberE334
    Molecular weight150.09


    Assay99.5 to 101.0%
    IdentificationPositive for tartrates
    Calcium (Ca)Max 80 mg/kg
    Chloride (Cl)Max 50 mg/kg
    Heavy metalsMax 10 mg/kg
    Sulphated ashMax 0.05 %
    ArsenicMax 1 mg/kg
    Level of 14CMin 12.5 dpm/g C
    Loss on dryingMax 0.2 %
    Melting point170°C Typical
    LeadMax 2 mg/kg
    Specific Optical Rotation
    (Dried basis: 20 w/v aq solution at 20°C)
    OxalatesMax 100 mg/kg
    SulphateMax 150 mg/kg

    Direct Food Ingredients will ensure that any material supplied this specification will confirm to the above physical and chemical properties. However, we have no control over the use of the material and can accept no responsibility for problems caused by the customer's failure to ensure the material supplied is suitable for the intended use.

    This specification has been last modified on Wed 5 September 2012 (1263)

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