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Alfa Aesar™ D-(-)-Tartaric acid, 99%

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar™ A1126422

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Catalog No. AAA1126422


 

Description

Description

Applications
D-(-)-Tartaric acid is used as a resolving agent in organic synthesis. It is used as a precursor for the preparation of its ester derivatives like D-tartaric acid diethyl ester, D-tartaric acid dimethyl ester and D-tartaric acid diiso-propyl ester. It finds application in the synthesis of chiral aziridine derivative, a common intermediate for the preparation of hydroxyethylamine class HIV protease inhibitors viz. as saquinavir, amprenavir and nelfinavir. It is widely used in the food industry as a beer foaming agent, for food acidity regulations and as a flavoring agent.

Solubility
Soluble in water and alcohol.

Notes
Light sensitive. Incompatible with bases, oxidizing agents and reducing agents.
Specifications

Specifications

D- (-)-Tartaric acid
99%
MFCD00004238
14,9068
C(C(C(=O)O)O)(C(=O)O)O
150.086
CHEBI:15672
Odorless
1.6
210°C (410°F)
147-71-7
C4H6O6
1725145
FEWJPZIEWOKRBE-LWMBPPNESA-N
(2S,3S)-2,3-dihydroxybutanedioic acid
439655
150.09
166°C to 170°C
100g
−13° (c=10 in water)

Chemical Identifiers

147-71-7
150.086
FEWJPZIEWOKRBE-LWMBPPNESA-N
CHEBI:15672
C4H6O6
MFCD00004238
439655
Safety and Handling

Safety and Handling

GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.

GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Warning

TSCA : TSCA

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