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Alfa Aesar™ Potassium hydrogen L-tartrate, 98+%

$41.26 - $120.73

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Potassium hydrogen L-tartrate
CAS 868-14-4
Molecular Formula C4H5KO6
Formula Weight 188.18g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00065392
Beilstein 6119985
Merck Index 14,7615
Synonym L-Tartaric acid monopotassium salt; Potassium bitartrate
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AAA152810B

 
alfa aesar™
A15281-0B
1000g Each for $120.73

AAA1528130

 
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A15281-30
250g Each for $41.26
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point ≈267°C (dec.)
Quantity 1000g
Chemical Name or Material Potassium hydrogen L-tartrate
CAS 868-14-4
Assay ≥98%
Molecular Formula C4H5KO6
Formula Weight 188.18g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00065392
Beilstein 6119985
Merck Index 14,7615
Synonym L-Tartaric acid monopotassium salt; Potassium bitartrate
RTECS Number WW8223000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Potassium hydrogen L-tartrate is used for stabilizing egg whites, whipped cream and for anti-caking and thickening. It is utilized for the prevention of crystallization of sugar syrups and reduces the discoloration of boiled vegetables. It is an active component in baking powder. It is used in household items in association with lemon juice or white vinegar to clean metals such as brass, aluminum and copper. Furthermore, it serves as a primary reference standard for a pH buffer.

Solubility
Soluble in water and dilute mineral acid. Insoluble in alcohol.

Notes
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.