DL-Tartaric Acid

DL-Tartaric Acid

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.

Introduction

Colorless crystals or white powder without odor,with sour taste,stable in air,compound of equal quantity of dextro-rotatory and levo-rotatory tartaric acid,containing one or two molecule crystalline water and losing water when heated to 100°C,specific gravity 1.697.

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.


Functions and Applications

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ItemStandard
Appearancewhite crystalline powder
Assay99.5~101.0
Specific rotation[a]D20+12 ~12.8 ° 
Heavy metals(on Pb)≤0.001
Calcium (Ca)≤0.02
Residue on ignition≤0.05
Loss on drying≤0.2
Oxalate(C2O4)≤0.035
Sulphate(SO4)≤0.015
Arsenic(As) ≤0.0003
Chloride (Cl)≤0.01
SolublenessPass test
Storagein dry and cool place
Packing25kg/bag


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