Title: Ethyl Tartrate, Acid
CAS Registry Number: 608-89-9
CAS Name: (2R,3R)-2,3-Dihydroxybutanedioic acid monoethyl ester
Additional Names: monoethyl tartrate
Molecular Formula: C6H10O6
Molecular Weight: 178.14
Percent Composition: C 40.45%, H 5.66%, O 53.89%
Line Formula: HOOCCH(OH)CH(OH)COOC2H5
Properties: Colorless, very hygroscopic crystals. Sweet taste. mp 90°. Sol in water, alcohol; insol in ether. Keep well closed.
Melting point: mp 90°
Use: Printing with Indol Blue and Crystal Fast Blue on fustian, etc.