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Rochelle's Salt

(Potassium Sodium Tartrate)


Other Names:

Potassium sodium tartrate tetrahydrate

Sodium potassium L(+)-tartrate tetrahydrate

L(+)-Tartaric acid potassium sodium salt

Seignette’s salt



General Information:


Structure:



CAS Number: 6381-59-5

Molecular Weight: 282.1 g/mol

Appearance: Colorless solid

Melting Point: 75 C




Common Uses:


- Aqueous Rochelle’s salt is used to quench DIBAL-H reactions




References:


1) Wikipedia: Potassium sodium tartrate (link)

2) www.sigmaaldrich.com: Potassium sodium tartrate tetrahydrate (link)