Agent Name

Aluminum tartrate

CAS Number

815-78-1

Formula

C4-H6-O6.2/3Al

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Butanedioic acid, 2,3-dihydroxy- (2R,3R)-, aluminum salt (3:2); Butanedioic acid, 2,3-dihydroxy- (theta-(theta,theta))-, aluminum salt (3:2); Dialuminium tritartrate; [ChemIDplus] 2,3-Dihydroxybutanedioic acid aluminum salt; [Merck Index]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Odorless solid; Slowly soluble in cold water, readily soluble in hot water; [Merck Index] Off-white powder; Soluble in water; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in textile dyeing; [Merck Index]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

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