Tartaric Acid

CAS#: 87-69-4

Synonyms: 2,3 dihydroxysuccinic acid; L(+)-tartaric acid

Uses: Chemicals (cream of tartar, tartar emetic acetaldehyde), sequestrant, tanning, effervescent beverages, baking powder, fruit esters, ceramics, galvanoplastics, photography (printing and developing, light-sensitive iron salts), textile industry, silvering mirrors, coloring metals, acidulant in foods.

Hazard: may cause irritation to the skin and eyes