Agent Name

O,O-Diacetyl tartaric acid anhydride

CAS Number

6283-74-5

Formula

C8-H8-O7

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

(3R-trans)-Dihydro-2,5-dioxofuran-3,4-diyl diacetate; [ChemIDplus] (+)-O,O'-Diacetyl-L-tartaric anhydride; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Acid Anhydrides, Cyclic

Description

White crystalline solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"Used to monitor propranolol in human plasma." [ChemIDplus]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "ACID ANHYDRIDES."

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