Potassium bitartrate, also known as potassium hydrogen tartrate, with formula KC₄H₅O₆, is a byproduct of winemaking. In cooking it is known as cream of tartar. It is processed from the potassium acid salt of tartaric acid.

 

In natural dyes it is a frequent ingredient to lower Ph in hard water, or make a solution acidic to get certain hues otherwise not achieved. It softens wool and is an assist in mordanting with aluminium at 6% WOF when it prevents the alum powder to precipitate at the bottom of the pot.

 

 

Cream Of Tartar

$5.90Price
$5.90 per 100 Grams
Weight
    By signing up for the newsletter you will stay up to date about our releases, blogs and specials. 10% discount on your first purchase of natural dyes.

     

    All rights reserved, copyright all images and text @Suzanne Dekel/DekelDyes

    • Facebook
    • YouTube
    • Pinterest
    • Instagram
    eco-alliance-01.png