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

$69.42 - $637.26

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 79-33-4
Molecular Formula C3H6O3
Formula Weight 90.08
MDL Number MFCD00064266
Beilstein 1720251
Merck Index 14,5337
Synonym (S)-2-Hydroxypropionic acid
Chemical Name or Material L-Lactic acid, anhydrous
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AAL1324206 SDS Alfa Aesar™
L1324206
5g Each for $69.42
AAL1324214 SDS Alfa Aesar™
L1324214
25g Each for $242.34
AAL1324222 SDS Alfa Aesar™
L1324222
100g Each for $637.26
Specifications

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.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

79-33-4
90.08
1720251
(S)-2-Hydroxypropionic acid
C3H6O3
MFCD00064266
14,5337
L-Lactic acid, anhydrous

Specifications

79-33-4
90.08
1720251
(S)-2-Hydroxypropionic acid
119°C (12mmHg)
5g
Odorless
98%
C3H6O3
MFCD00064266
14,5337
52° to 54°C
2.8
>110°C (230°F)
L-Lactic acid, anhydrous

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