TANNIC ACID

Tannic acid is a specific form of tannin, a type of polyphenol. It is used in the wine industry, as a natural clarifying agent, colour stabilizer and taste enhancer. Tannic acid is used in ointments and suppositories for the treatment of hemorrhoids; for tanning hides and manufacturing ink; and to kill dust mites on furniture.

Applications :

  • In foods and beverages, tannic acid is used as a flavoring agent
  • It is used as process aids in beer clarification, aroma compound in soft drinks and juices
  • Equally important are applications in the wine industry, where it finds use as a natural clarifying agent, colour stabilizer and taste enhancer
  • Tannic acid is used in ointments and suppositories for the treatment of hemorrhoids; for tanning hides and manufacturing ink; and to kill dust mites on furniture
  • It is also used in metal corrosion treatment products and in leather tanning

Storage :

Store in well-closed, light resistant nonmetallic containers

Specifications :

  • Chemical Name : 2,3-dihydroxy-5-({[(2R,3R,4S,5R,6R)-3,4,5,6-tetrakis({3,4-dihydroxy-5-[(3,4,5-trihydroxyphenyl)carbonyloxy]phenyl}carbonyloxy)oxan-2-yl]methoxy}carbonyl)phenyl 3,4,5-trihydroxybenzoate
  • Empirical Formula : C76H52O46
  • Molecular Weight : 1701.19
  • Cas Number : 1401-55-4
  1. Description : Light Yellow amorphous powder
  2. Solubility : Freely soluble in water
  3. Assay(On Dried Basis) :Min. 93.00 %
  4. Melting Range : 171° to 175°C
  5. Loss On Drying At 105°C : Max. 10.00 %
  6. Residue On Ignition : Max. 1.0 %
  7. Gums And Dextrin : No Turbidity
  8. Resinous Substances : No Turbidity
  9. Heavy Metals : Max. 10 ppm
  10. Arsenic : Max. 3 ppm