- (S,S)-Tartaric acid
- (2S,3S)-(-)-Tartaric acid
- Butanedioic acid, 2,3-dihydroxy-, (2S,3S)-
- 2,3-Dihydroxybutanedioic acid, [S-(R*,R*)]-
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
S 26 36
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Melting point, °C
166 - 169
Boiling point, °C
Solubility in water
1.4955 (20 C)
Partition coefficient, pKow
Hazards and Protection.
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Wash thoroughly after handling. Use with adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166. Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
Sweep up, then place into a suitable container for disposal. Avoid generating dusty conditions.
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Bases, oxidizing agents, reducing agents, sliver.
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. This material in sufficient quantity and reduced particle size is capable of creating a dust explosion. To extinguish fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.
4 (Substances and products that must be considered harmful)
May cause gastrointestinal irritation with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.
Dust is irritating to the respiratory tract.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes eye irritation. Causes redness and pain.
If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid if irritation or symptoms occur.
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid if cough or other symptoms appear.
Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Get medical aid if irritation develops or persists.
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.
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