CAS 87-69-4 L(+)-Tartaric acid

Chemical formula: C4H6O6
Molecular weight: 150.09 g/mol
Appearance: White crystalline powder
Melting point: 170-172°C
Solubility: Freely soluble in water and alcohol, slightly soluble in ether

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CAS 87-69-4 L(+)-Tartaric acid is known as natural tartaric acid. It appears as a white crystalline organic acid and plays an essential function in pharmaceuticals, food, beverages, and chemicals. JHchemco supplies CAS 87-69-4 L(+)-Tartaric acid of high purity and superior quality, ensuring it meets the stringent requirements of various applications.

CAS 87-69-4 Properties:







Melting point:

170-172 °C(lit.)

Boiling point:

191.59°C (rough estimate)



Storage temp. 

Store at +5°C to +30°C



Water Solubility:

1390 g/L (20 ºC)



CAS 87-69-4 Applications:

CAS 87-69-4 L(+)-Tartaric acid is a high-quality, versatile organic acid that is indispensable for many applications in industries. Its natural derivation and multifaceted uses make it an integral component not only of the food and pharmaceutical but also of the cosmetic and chemical industries. Choose our premium L(+)-Tartaric acid for quality, reliability, and performance in all your critical applications.

1. Food and Beverage Industry:
– Acidulant: L(+)-Tartaric acid is widely employed in the food and beverage industry as a natural acidulant that enhances flavors and renders an acid taste.
– Stabilizer: It acts as a stabilizer, which prevents sugar syrups in drinks from crystallizing.
– Leavening Agent: Reacts with bicarbonates to prepare baking powders to release carbon dioxide, thereby raising the dough.

2. Pharmaceuticals:
– Chiral Resolving Agent: CAS 87-69-4 L(+)-Tartaric acid acts as a chiral resolving agent since it can separate the racemic mixtures and hence is used in the field of pharmaceutical synthesis.
– Excipient: It is used as an excipient in effervescent tablets and other formulations to enhance the solubility and stability of the drugs.

3. Cosmetics:
– Exfoliant: The activity of L(+)-Tartaric acid added in cosmetic products removes dead cells and fine lines from the skin, yielding an even texture.
– pH Adjuster: Used to adjust the pH of cosmetics products to the optimum pH for good stabilization and conduction.

4. Chemical Industry:
– Chelating Agent: CAS 87-69-4 L(+)-Tartaric acid acts as a chelating agent to metal ions in different processes used in the chemical industry.
– Intermediate in Synthesis: It is used as an intermediate of organic syntheses and complex agents.

CAS 87-69-4 Benefits:

High purity: Ensures its industrial applications can be reliable and consistent.
Natural sources: CAS 87-69-4 L(+)-Tartaric acid is obtained from natural sources. Therefore organic and health-conscious products can use it.
Versatile: Used in innumerable ways and industries, showing the importance and usefulness.


L(+)-Tartaric acid is provided in the following packaging:

– 25 kg bags
– 50 kg drums
– Customised packaging to meet customer-specific requirements.

Safety and Handling:

Due precautions need to be taken during handling of CAS 87-69-4 L(+)-Tartaric acid along with appropriate safety equipment. It is to be stored in a cool, dry place away from incompatible substances. For proper handling, detailed instructions about the safety can be found in the product’s MSDS.


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