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Potassium Sodium Tartrate

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000304-59-6

Chemical Formula

C4-H4-K-Na-O6

Molecular Weight

210

Therapeutic Categories

Food additive (e number)

Laxative, osmotically acting

Chemical Names

Butanedioic acid, 2,3-dihydroxy-, [R-(R*,R*)]-, monopotaβium monosodium salt

Potaβium sodium (+)-(2R,3R)-2,3-dihydroxybutanedioate

Tartaric acid, monopotaβium monosodium salt

Foreign Names

  • Kalii natrii tartras (Latin)
  • Kaliumnatriumtartrat (German)
  • Potassium et de sodium, tartrate de (French)
  • Tartrato de potasio y de sodio (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • CCRIS 3949 (IS)
  • Potassium Sodium Tartrate (PH: USP 38)
  • E337 (IS)
  • Rochelle salt (IS)
  • Seignette salt (IS)
  • Kalii natrii tartras tetrahydricus (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Potassium Sodium Tartrate (PH: USP 38)
  • Potassium sodium tartrate tetrahydrate (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Potassium Sodium Tartrate Tetrahydrate (PH: BP 2016)

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PHPharmacopoeia Name

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