Antimony Potassium Tartrate from grapevines

In the Middle Ages, Paracelsus recommended various antimony-containing formulas like Antimony Potassium Tartrate, also know as emetic tartar for medical applications – both externally and internally. Due to the toxicity of almost all antimony compounds, only a few antimony-containing drugs are still in use today.

Nevertheless, the worldwide extraction of antimony compounds like emetic tartar increased massively in recent years. Its used for:

• Textile dying – as a mordant for ryon and cotton
• Leather dying – as a mordant or fixing agent
• Zinc industry – in electrolytic refining of zinc from cobalt and nickel
• Galvanic industry – in the coating and burnishing of metal
• Paint industry – marine antifouling paint
• Building, plastic, rubber industry – in flame retardants
• Ceramic industry – as a colorant on ceramic surfaces
• Soluble antimony – ecessary in various processes

Antimony Potassium Tartrate in excellent quality made in Europe

We source Antimony Potassium Tartrate, also known as emetic tartar, from our long-standing European manufacturer. He produces the compound from grapevines.

Emetic tartar is obtained by saturating purified cream of tartar with antimony oxide, forming colorless, transparent, shiny crystals that soon become opaque and white when exposed to air.

Are you interested in this product? Then we look forward to your inquiry. We will also be happy to answer any questions you may have on this topic.

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