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Application of L(+)-tartaric acid

The starting raw materials for biosynthesis of L(+)-tartaric acid are the same as DL-malic acid. Therefore, biosynthesis of L(+)-tartaric acid, like DL-malic acid, has been purchased and used by most large international food companies and is widely used. In the following areas:

Wine Acidifier
L(+)-tartaric acid is called the gem in red wine and is the most important acid regulator in wine. In addition, L(+)-tartaric acid is also the only organic acid that is not absorbed by the human body, so it is used in in premium beverages;

Food Emulsifier
L(+)-tartaric acid is the main raw material of food emulsifier DATEM. Emulsifier DATEM has strong emulsification, dispersion, anti-aging and other functions, and is a good food emulsifier and dispersant. It can effectively enhance the elasticity, toughness and air-holding properties of the dough, prevent the dough from aging, increase the volume of bread and steamed buns, and improve the dough structure. In addition, DATEM is also widely used in butter, non-dairy creamer, ice cream and other foods;

Drug Splitting Agent
L(+)-tartaric acid is the most important resolving agent for chemical resolution in the synthesis of chiral compounds; it is also a salt-forming agent for some drugs;

Gypsum Retarder
L(+)-tartaric acid is the most important retarder in building material gypsum, and it is also the best retarder among gypsum retarder so far; in addition, it can also be used as cement retarder, especially for self-flowing Retarder for flat cement;

Cosmetic Raw Materials
L(+)-tartaric acid is also used as an ingredient in slimming teas and cosmetics;

Metal Polish
L(+)-tartaric acid is a powerful complexing agent for metal ions and is therefore used as a cleaning agent and polishing agent for metal surfaces.

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