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DL-Tartaric Acid


DL-Tartaric Acid is widely used in food, pharmaceutical, light industry, chemical industry and other industries.


DL-Tartaric Acid is an excellent sour agent, its sour taste is 1.2-1.3 times that of citric acid, and its flavor is unique.

It is mainly used in combination with citric acid, malic acid, etc., and can be used in beverages, cans, jams, candies, etc. Since tartaric acid is used as a raw material for baking powder and other raw materials, it has characteristics that other edible organic acids do not have. Therefore, it can also be used in some occasions. Used as chelating agent, antioxidant synergist, flavor enhancer, quick-acting leavening agent.

Item Standard
Appearance white crystalline powder
Assay 99.5~101.0
Specific rotation[a]D20 +12 ~12.8 ° 
Heavy metals(on Pb) ≤0.001
Calcium (Ca) ≤0.02
Residue on ignition ≤0.05
Loss on drying ≤0.2
Oxalate(C2O4) ≤0.035
Sulphate(SO4) ≤0.015
Arsenic(As)  ≤0.0003
Chloride (Cl) ≤0.01
Solubleness Pass test
Storage in dry and cool place
Packing 25kg/bag

Functions and Applications

As acidifier and natural preservative for marmalades, ice cream, jellies, juices, preserves, and beverages.
As effervescent for carbonated water.
As emulsifier and preservative in the bread-making industry and in the preparation of candies and sweets.

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