Tartaric acid is widely used in baking powder, cream of tartar, soft drinks, and in the textile industry. It has a relative density of 1.76 and a melting point of 171°C (340°F).
TartratesSalts or esters of tartaric acid. Tartrates, such as potassium bitartrate (cream of tartar) and sodium bitartrate, are used in baking powder, in the food industry, and in tanning.
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