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Description of key information

Tartaric acid and its salts have boiling points higher than 100°C.

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Additional information

A collection of the boiling point values was performed for tartaric acid and its salts (i.e. monosodium, monopotassium, sodium potassium, sodium, potassium and calcium tartrate). All found values are listed below.

EC name

Range of boiling point (°C)

tartaric acid

399

 potassium hydrogen tartrate

from 400 to 600

 potassium sodium tartrate

130 - 200

 calcium tartrate

-

 sodium hydrogen tartrate

219

 disodium tartrate

-

 dipotassium tartrate

-

Overall, tartaric acid and its salts have boiling points higher than 100°C.