potassium bitartrate

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potassium bitartrate

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A white, acid, crystalline solid or powder, KHC4H4O6, used in baking powder, in the tinning of metals, and as a component of laxatives. Also called cream of tartar.

potassium bitartrate

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(Elements & Compounds) another name (not in technical usage) for potassium hydrogen tartrate
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Noun1.potassium bitartrate - a salt used especially in baking powder
salt - a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
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Tenders are invited for Capacity Verification & Registration of Firmes for supply of Acid tartrate of potassium (potassium b| tartrate) the potassium acid tartrate shell have the following composition: khcho at strength 99.
The most common form of tartrates is potassium bitartrate--also known as potassium acid tartrate or potassium hydrogen tartrate, the potassium acid salt of the dicarboxylic tartaric acid (dihydroxysuccinic acid), due to the relatively higher concentration of potassium in juice and wine, though calcium tartrate can also happen.

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