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Alfa Aesar™ DL-Lactide, 99%

$46.32 - $157.00

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 95-96-5
Molecular Formula C6H8O4
Formula Weight 144.13
MDL Number MFCD00011685
Beilstein 82121
Synonym (+/-)-3,6-Dimethyl-1,4-dioxane-2,5-dione
Chemical Name or Material DL-Lactide
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AAL0902609 SDS Alfa Aesar™
L0902609
10g Each for $46.32
AAL0902618 SDS Alfa Aesar™
L0902618
50g Each for $157.00
Specifications

Description

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.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

95-96-5
144.13
82121
DL-Lactide
C6H8O4
MFCD00011685
(+/-)-3,6-Dimethyl-1,4-dioxane-2,5-dione

Specifications

180°C (356°F)
122° to 126°C
95-96-5
144.13
82121
DL-Lactide
138° to 142°C (8mmHg)
10g
C6H8O4
MFCD00011685
(+/-)-3,6-Dimethyl-1,4-dioxane-2,5-dione
99%

Safety and Handling

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

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.

Warning

RTECSNumber : JH1100000

TSCA : TSCA

Recommended Storage : 2° to 8°C