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

$69.92 - $244.09

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material L-Lactic acid
CAS 79-33-4
Name Note anhydrous
Molecular Formula C3H6O3
Formula Weight 90.08
MDL Number MFCD00064266
Beilstein 1720251
Merck Index 14,5337
Synonym (S)-2-Hydroxypropionic acid
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AAL1324206

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alfa aesar™
L1324206
5g Each for $69.92

AAL1324214

  SDS
alfa aesar™
L1324214
25g Each for $244.09
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 90.08
Chemical Name or Material L-Lactic acid
MDL Number MFCD00064266
Molecular Formula C3H6O3
Synonym (S)-2-Hydroxypropionic acid
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H318-H315
Causes serious eye damage.
Causes skin irritation.
Health Hazard 3 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.
Assay 98%
Merck Index 14,5337
Name Note anhydrous
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Quantity 5g
RTECS Number OD3100000
Flash Point >110°C (230°F)
pH 2.8
Odor Odorless
TSCA TSCA
Boiling Point 119°C (12mmHg)
Melting Point 52° to 54°C
Recommended Storage 2° to 8°C
Beilstein 1720251
CAS 79-33-4

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.

Safety and Handling

Danger

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.

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

2° to 8°C