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Alfa Aesar™ L-Lactic acid, anhydrous, 98%

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar™ L1324214

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Catalog No. AAL1324214



Description

Description

Applications
Useful chiral synthon, building block for depsipeptides.L-Lactic acid is an intermediate in the fermentation of sugar. It plays a vital role in several biochemical processes. It is a major ingredient in processed foods such as yogurt, cottage cheeses, koumiss and kombucha. It gives the sour flavor to sourdough breads. It finds application in pharmaceuticals to prepare water-soluble lactates, topical preparations and cosmetics. It acts as a food preservative, flavoring agent, curing agent, descaler, soap-scum remover and an anti-bacterial agent. It is an active component of lactated Ringer′s solution and Hartmann′s solution. Further, it is used for fluid resuscitation after blood loss due to trauma and surgery.

Solubility
Soluble in water.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Store in a cool place. Incompatible with strong bases, strong oxidizing agents, strong reducing agents and metals.
Specifications

Specifications

2.8
>110°C (230°F)
119°C (12mmHg)
25g
79-33-4
MFCD00064266
14,5337
JVTAAEKCZFNVCJ-REOHCLBHSA-N
(2S)-2-hydroxypropanoic acid
107689
90.08
L-Lactic acid
Odorless
52°C to 54°C
anhydrous
C3H6O3
1720251
l-lactic acid, l-+-lactic acid, s-2-hydroxypropanoic acid, s-lactic acid, sarcolactic acid, s-2-hydroxypropionic acid, 2s-2-hydroxypropanoic acid, +-lactic acid, espiritin, tisulac
CC(C(=O)O)O
90.078
CHEBI:422
98%

Chemical Identifiers

79-33-4
90.078
JVTAAEKCZFNVCJ-REOHCLBHSA-N
107689
(2S)-2-hydroxypropanoic acid
C3H6O3
MFCD00064266
l-lactic acid, l-+-lactic acid, s-2-hydroxypropanoic acid, s-lactic acid, sarcolactic acid, s-2-hydroxypropionic acid, 2s-2-hydroxypropanoic acid, +-lactic acid, espiritin, tisulac
CHEBI:422
CC(C(=O)O)O
Safety and Handling

Safety and Handling

GHS H Statement
H318-H315
Causes serious eye damage.
Causes skin irritation.

GHS P Statement
P280b-P305+P351+P338-P337+P313
Wear protective gloves and eye protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.

Danger

RTECSNumber : OD3100000

TSCA : TSCA

Recommended Storage : 2° to 8°C

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