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Brief Introduction to Tartaric Acid


Tartaric Acid is an organic acid exsiting in fruits like bananas, tamarind and grapes. Tartaric acid crystals are colorless, transparent and odorless with acidic taste.This product is soluble in water, alcohol, and ether. Food grade Tartaric Acid is added to many foods to give a sour taste and as an antioxidant.Tartaric Acid is derived by extraction from argol -- a sediment in wine vats.With its optical activity, Tartaric Acid food grade is used as chemical resolving agent to resolve DL-amino-butanol, an intermediate for antitubercular drug. And it is used as chiral pool to synthesize tartarate derivatives.
People have used Tartaric Acid for many years in different ways. Commercially, the food industry uses it as an additive and flavoring agent, and it is also employed in industries such as ceramics, textile printing, tanning, photography and pharmaceuticals.Tartaric acid can also help set gels and preserve foods. It is often added to products like carbonated beverages, fruit jellies, gelatin and effervescent tablets. It is also an ingredient in cream of tartar, found in hard candy and different brands of baking powder to make baked goods rise.Tartar cream is typically used to stabilize egg white, and also an essential ingredient in baking powder. Industrial uses for tartaric acid include within the gold and silver plating process, cleaning and polishing metals, tanning leather and making blue ink for blueprints. Tartaric acid is also an ingredient in Rochelle Salt, which reacts with silver nitrate to create the silvering on mirrors.

As a professional supplier and manufacturer of fine chemicals and food additives, Shanhong Chemical Co,Ltd has been supplying quality DL-tartaric acid, L-(+)- tartaric acid, D (-)- tartaric acid, potassium sodium tartrate and many other tartaric salts to customers all over the world for many years. You can come to our website to know more.