Tartaric Acid Assay Kit

Liquid Ready Reagent; Includes Homogenous Assay for Red Wine.
The Tartaric Acid test kit is a rapid, simple, reliable and accurate method for the specific measurement and analysis of tartaric acid in wine, fruit juice and other materials. This kit includes a homogenous assay for red wine that is amenable to automation. Supplied as a “ready to use” liquid stable formulation that is suitable for manual, auto-analyser and microplate formats.

Suitable for manual, auto-analyser and microplate formats.

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200 assays (manual) / 2000 assays (microplate)
/ 2000 assays (auto-analyser)

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Colourimetric method for the determination of Tartaric Acid
in wine, fruit juice and other materials

The Tartaric acid assay is based on the reaction principles between
tartaric acid and vanadate

Kit size:                              200 assays (manual) / 2000 (microplate)
                                            / 2000 (auto-analyser)
Method:                              Spectrophotometric at 505 nm
Total assay time:              ~ 5 min
Detection limit:                 ~ 108 mg/L
Application examples:
Wine, fruit juice and other materials
Method recognition:    
Used widely in the wine industry


  • ”Ready to use” liquid stable formulation
  • Very competitive price (cost per test)
  • All reagents stable for > 1 year
  • Very rapid reaction
  • Mega-Calc™ software tool is available from our website for hassle-free raw data processing
  • Standard included
  • Suitable for manual, microplate and auto-analyser formats

Determination of the Complexing Capacity of Wine for Zn Using the Absence of Gradients and Nernstian Equilibrium Stripping Technique.

Chito, D., Galceran, J., Companys, E. & Puy, J. (2013). Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 61(5), 1051-1059.
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Chapter 1: Introduction & Kit Description
Chapter 2: Theory of Assay Procedure
Chapter 3: Assay Procedure
Chapter 4: Assay Procedure for Red Wines
Chapter 5: Calculations

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