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Alfa Aesar™ L-(+)-Lactic acid, ca 85-90% aq. soln.

$32.39 - $271.22

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material L-(+)-Lactic acid
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
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AAA172680E

  SDS
alfa aesar™
A172680E
2500g Each for $271.22

AAA1726822

  SDS
alfa aesar™
A1726822
100g Each for $32.39

AAA1726836

  SDS
alfa aesar™
A1726836
500g Each for $79.24
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 90.08
Chemical Name or Material L-(+)-Lactic acid
TSCA TSCA
Molecular Formula C3H6O3
MDL Number MFCD00064266
CAS 79-33-4
Beilstein 1720251
Merck Index 14,5337
Synonym (S)-2-Hydroxypropionic acid
Melting Point 18°C
Concentration ≈85 to 90% aq. Soln.
pH 2.8
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Quantity 2500g
Flash Point >110°C (230°F)
Odor Odorless
Optical Rotation −13° (c=2.5 in 1N NaOH)
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-P310
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.
Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
RTECS Number OD3100000

Applications
It is most commonly used for fluid resuscitation after blood loss due to trauma, surgery, or burn injury. It is used in the agricultural, chemical, leather processing, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetics industries, used as an electroplating agent, food/feed additive, pH regulator, cleaning/washing agent, disinfectant, and tanning agent; used to flavor animal feeds; used as a solvent and intermediate in chemical production, as a pH regulator in fabric finishing, and in paints, coatings, soaps, and cleaning products; used to make large scale and fine chemicals, pulp-paper-paper products, food products, and plastic products, in mining, health services, agriculture-forestry-fishing, and building and construction work.

Solubility
Fully miscible in water. Soluble in water.

Notes
Store away from strong bases and oxidizing agents. Keep the container tightly closed and place it in a cool, dry and well ventilated condition.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P280b-P305+P351+P338-P310
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.
Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.

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