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Tartaric acid is a white, crystalline organic acid that occurs naturally in many fruits, most notably in grapes, but also in bananas, tamarinds, and citrus. Its salt, potassium bitartrate, commonly known as cream of tartar, develops naturally in the process of fermentation. It is commonly mixed with sodium bicarbonate and is sold as baking powder used as a leavening agent in food preparation. The acid itself is added to foods as an antioxidant E334 and to impart its distinctive sour taste. Naturally occurring tartaric acid is a useful raw material in organic chemical synthesis. Tartaric acid is an alpha-hydroxy-carboxylic acid, is diprotic and aldaric in acid characteristics, and is a dihydroxyl derivative of succinic acid.   Wikipedia

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  • Availability: Discontinued
  • Delivery Methods: Oral
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aluminum tartrate | ammonium tartrate | anhydrous sodium tartrate | calcium tartrate | calcium tartrate tetrahydrate | dextrotartaric acid | disodium l-tartrate | disodium tartrate | e334 | l-tartrate | mn(iii) tartrate | potassium tartrate | (r*,r*)-(+-)-2,3-dihydroxybutanedioic acid, monoammonium monosodium salt | (r,r)-tartaric acid | seignette salt | sodium ammonium tartrate | sodium potassium tartrate | sodium tartrate | sodium tartrate dihydrate | stannous tartrate | tartaric acid | tartaric acid, ammonium sodium salt, (1:1:1) salt, (r*,r*)-(+-)-isomer | tartaric acid, calcium salt, (r-r*,r*)-isomer | tartaric acid, monoammonium salt, (r-(r*,r*))-isomer | tartaric acid, ((r*,r*)-(+-))-isomer | tartaric acid, (r-(r*,r*))-isomer | tartaric acid, (r*,s*)-isomer | tartaric acid, (s-(r*,r*))-isomer | tartrate | threaric acid

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