Project Description

Product Name L(+)-Tartaric Acid
CAS No. 87-69-4
Molecular Formula: C4H6O6
Einecs 201-766-0
Synonyms 1,2-Dihydroxyethane-1,2-dicarboxylic acid;1,2-dihydroxyethane-1,2-dicarboxylicacid;2,3-Dihydrosuccinic acid
All Items Description
ASSAY 99.7% – 100.5%
SOLUBILITY Very soluble in water, freely soluble in alcohol
DESCRIPTION A white crystalline powder or colorless crystals
COLOR White or colorless
STABILITY Stable. Incompatible with oxidizing agents, bases, reducing agents. Combustible



L(+)-Tartaric acid is widely used as acidulant in beverage and other foods. With its optical activity, L(+)-Tartaric acid is used as chemical resolving agent to resolve DL-amino-butanol, an intermediate for antitubercular drug. L(+)-Tartaric acid is colorless or translucent crystals, or a white, fine granular, crystalline powder. It is odorless, has an acid taste, and is stable in air.And it is used as chiral pool to synthesize tartrate derivatives. With its acidity, it is used as catalyst in the resin finishing of polyester fabric or pH value regulator in oryzanol production. With its complexation, L(+)-Tartaric acid is used in electroplating, sulfur removal and acid pickling.


L(+)-Tartaric acid in the soft drink industry, confectionery products, bakery products, gelatin desserts, as an acidulant. In photography, tanning, ceramics, manufacture of tartrates. The common commercial esters are the diethyl and dibutyl derivatives used for lacquers and in textile printing. Pharmaceutic aid (buffering agent).


L(+)-Tartaric acid is one of the popular food additives and ingredients in most countries, As a professional L(+)-Tartaric acidsupplier and manufacturer, Pandachem International Corporation has been supplying and exporting L(+)-Tartaric acid from China for many years, please be assured to buy L(+)-Tartaric acid at Pandachem. Any inquiries and problems please feel free to send emails to us via, we will reply you within 1 working day.

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