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Substance Name: Tartaric acid [USAN:JAN]
RN: 87-69-4
UNII: W4888I119H
InChIKey: FEWJPZIEWOKRBE-JCYAYHJZSA-N

Classification Codes

  • Drug / Therapeutic Agent
  • Pharmaceutic Aid (Buffering Agent)

Molecular Formula

  • C4-H6-O6

Molecular Weight

  • 150.0854
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Tartaric acid [USAN:JAN]

Synonyms

  • (+)-(R,R)-Tartaric acid
  • (+)-L-Tartaric acid
  • (+)-Tartaric acid
  • (2R,3R)-(+)-Tartaric acid
  • (R,R)-Tartaric acid
  • 1,2-Dihydroxyethane-1,2-dicarboxylic acid
  • 2,3-Dihydroxybutanedioic acid
  • Acidum tartaricum
  • AI3-06298
  • Butanedioic acid, 2,3-dihydroxy-; Butanedioic acid, 2,3-dihydroxy-, (R-(R*,R*))-
  • Cichoric acid
  • d-alpha,beta-Dihydroxysuccinic acid
  • Dextrotartaric acid
  • EC 201-766-0
  • EINECS 201-766-0
  • Kyselina 2,3-dihydroxybutandiova
  • Kyselina 2,3-dihydroxybutandiova [Czech]
  • Kyselina vinna
  • Kyselina vinna [Czech]
  • L-(+)-Tartaric acid
  • L-Tartaric acid
  • Natural tartaric acid
  • NSC 62778
  • Succinic acid, 2,3-dihydroxy
  • Tartaric acid
  • Tartaric acid (VAN)
  • Tartaric acid; L-(+)-Tartaric acid
  • Threaric acid
  • UNII-W4888I119H

Systematic Names

  • (+)-Tartaric acid
  • Butanedioic acid, 2,3-dihydroxy- (2R,3R)-
  • Butanedioic acid, 2,3-dihydroxy- (R-(R*,R*))-
  • Tartaric acid, L-(+)-

Superlist Names

  • L-(+)-Tartaric acid
  • Tartaric acid
  • Tartaric acid, L-

Mixture Name

  • Baros

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 87-69-4

FDA UNII

  • W4888I119H

Other Registry Numbers

  • 1039646-76-8
  • 1334703-49-9
  • 1336-18-1
  • 1488329-53-8
  • 2088032-42-0
  • 8014-54-8
  • 8059-77-6

System Generated Number

  • 0000087694

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C4H6O6/c5-1(3(7)8)2(6)4(9)10/h1-2,5-6H,(H,7,8)(H,9,10)/t1-,2-/m1/s1

InChIKey

FEWJPZIEWOKRBE-JCYAYHJZSA-N

Smiles

O[C@H]([C@@H](O)C(=O)O)C(=O)O

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
dog LDLo oral 5gm/kg (5000mg/kg)   Journal of the American Pharmaceutical Association, Scientific Edition. Vol. 39, Pg. 275, 1950.
mouse LD50 intravenous 485mg/kg (485mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD

BLOOD: HEMORRHAGE
Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. Vol. 5, Pg. 759, 1957.
rabbit LDLo oral 5gm/kg (5000mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: SOMNOLENCE (GENERAL DEPRESSED ACTIVITY) Industrial and Engineering Chemistry. Vol. 15, Pg. 628, 1923.
rat LDLo oral 7500mg/kg (7500mg/kg) LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: OTHER CHANGES

GASTROINTESTINAL: OTHER CHANGES
National Technical Information Service. Vol. OTS0555808,

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point 169 deg C   EXP
pKa Dissociation Constant 3.06 (none) 15 EXP
log P (octanol-water) -1.000 (none)   EST
Water Solubility 5.82E+05 mg/L 20 EXP
Vapor Pressure 1.48E-07 mm Hg 25 EST
Henry's Law Constant 1.32E-10 atm-m3/mole 25 EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 1.38E-11 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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