Agent Name

Ammonium tartrate

CAS Number

3164-29-2

Formula

C4-H6-O6.2H3-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

(R)-2,3-Dihydroxybutanedioic acid diammonium salt; Ammonium d-tartrate; Butanedioic acid, 2,3-dihydroxy- (R-(R*,R*))-, diammonium salt; Diammonium L-(+)-tartrate; Diammonium tartrate; L-Tartaric acid, ammonium salt; 2,3-Dihydroxy-butanedioic acid, diammonium salt (9CI); Butanedioic acid, 2,3-dihydroxy- (2R,3R)-, ammonium salt (1:2); Butanedioic acid, 2,3-dihydroxy- (2R,3R)-, diammonium salt; Butanedioic acid, 2,3-dihydroxy- (theta-(theta,theta))-, diammonium salt; Tartaric acid, diammonium salt; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Ammonium Compounds

Description

White solid; [Hawley] Soluble in water; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used in the textile and pharmaceutical industries; [Hawley]

Comments

A skin, eye, and throat irritant; [HSDB]

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