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Tartaric acid

An acid found in many fruits; used in soft drinks and confectionery and baking powder.

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... not often to be procured in the form we are accustomed to take them in, in England; so a recipe for making 12 sets of them, is annexed:—1 1/2 oz. of Carbonate of Soda and 3 oz. of Tartarised Soda, for the blue papers; 7 drachms of Tartaric Acid, for the ...
— The Art of Travel - Shifts and Contrivances Available in Wild Countries • Francis Galton

... must be noted that the leaves of the Mountain Ash are of a poisonous quality, and contain prussic acid like those of the laurel. But, as already shown, the berries, when ripe, may be eaten freely without fear. Chemically they contain tartaric acid when unripe, and both malic and citric acids when ripe. They also furnish sorbin, and parasorbic acid. The unripe fruit and the bark are extremely astringent, being useful in decoction, or infusion, ...
— Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure • William Thomas Fernie

... oxalic acid, citric acid, or tartaric acid, is attended with the least risk, and may be applied to paper and prints without fear of damage. These acids, which take out writing ink, and do not touch the printing, can be used for restoring books where the margins have been written upon, ...
— Enquire Within Upon Everything - The Great Victorian Domestic Standby • Anonymous

Words linked to "Tartaric acid" :   hydroxy acid, racemic acid

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