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Alfa Aesar™ DL-Lactide, 99%

$41.08 - $137.96

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material DL-Lactide
CAS 95-96-5
Molecular Formula C6H8O4
Formula Weight 144.13g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00011685
Beilstein 82121
Synonym (+/-)-3,6-Dimethyl-1,4-dioxane-2,5-dione
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AAL0902609

 
alfa aesar™
L09026-09
10g Each for $41.08

AAL0902618

 
alfa aesar™
L09026-18
50g Each for $137.96
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Boiling Point 138° to 142°C (8mmHg)
Melting Point 122° to 126°C
Quantity 10g
Flash Point 180°C (356°F)
Chemical Name or Material DL-Lactide
CAS 95-96-5
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula C6H8O4
Formula Weight 144.13g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00011685
Beilstein 82121
Synonym (+/-)-3,6-Dimethyl-1,4-dioxane-2,5-dione
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
Recommended Storage 2° to 8°C
RTECS Number JH1100000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
DL-Lactide is used to produce 2-hydroxy-propionic acid 1-(1-phenyl-ethoxycarbonyl)-ethyl ester. It acts as an important raw material and an intermediate used in organic synthesis, pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals and dyes. It is involved in enzymatic alcoholysis to produce both alkyl (R)-lactates and alkyl (S,S)-lactyllactates.

Solubility
Soluble in chloroform and methanol. Slightly soluble in benzene.

Notes
Moisture senstive. Store in a cool place. Incompatible with acids, bases and strong oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.

2° to 8°C