Monosodium tartrate

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Monosodium tartrate
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Names
IUPAC name
Sodium 3-carboxy-2,3-dihydroxypropionate
Other names
Sodium bitartrate; E335
Identifiers
526-94-3 YesY
ChemSpider 10239 N
EC number 238-470-6
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PubChem 23690454
Properties
C4H5NaO6
Molar mass 172.07 g/mol
Except where noted otherwise, data is given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Monosodium tartrate or sodium bitartrate is a sodium acid salt of tartaric acid. As a food additive it is used as an acidity regulator and is known by the E number E335. As an analytical reagent, it can be used in a test for ammonium cation which gives a white precipitate.

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