CHARACTERISTICS

  • Its other names are potassium bitartrate and potassium acid tartrate   

COLOR

  • It is present in form of white colored crystals

FLAVOR

  • It has a slightly bitter but citric taste

SOLUBILITY

  • It is insoluble in alcohol and soluble in hot water

DENSITY

  • 1.98 at 18 C

PREPARATION

  • It is obtained from the sediment of grape alcohol.

GRADES

  • NF, FCC grades

USES

  • It is used in the preparation of following
    • baking powder
    • Tartrates,
    • Medicine,
    • Food products
    • Fruit salts
    • Cosmetics

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