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Tartaric Acid

Anhydrous,Monohydrate
Production Information
PROPERTIES   &  USAGE
Properties   Usage
Chemical formula C4H6O6 (Basic formula) pharmaceuticals
  HO2CCH(OH)CH(OH)CO2H (Structural formula) industrial use
Density 1.79 g/mL (H2O)  
Melting point  171 to 174 °C (340 to 345 °F; 444 to 447 K) (L or D-tartaric; pure)  
  206 °C (DL, racemic)  
  165–166 °C ("meso-anhydrous")  
  146–148 °C (meso-hydrous  
Molar mass 150.087 g/mol