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Alfa Aesar™ L-Lactide, 98+%

$35.51 - $102.43

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material L-Lactide
CAS 4511-42-6
Molecular Formula C6H8O4
Formula Weight 144.13g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00070594
Beilstein 82124
Synonym (S,S)-3,6-Dimethyl-1,4-dioxane-2,5-dione
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AAL0903106

 
alfa aesar™
L09031-06
5g Each for $35.51

AAL0903114

 
alfa aesar™
L09031-14
25g Each for $102.43
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point 95° to 99°C
Boiling Point 255°C
pH 3.0
Quantity 5g
Optical Rotation +265° (c=1 in Chloroform)
Chemical Name or Material L-Lactide
CAS 4511-42-6
Assay ≥98%
Molecular Formula C6H8O4
Formula Weight 144.13g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00070594
Beilstein 82124
Synonym (S,S)-3,6-Dimethyl-1,4-dioxane-2,5-dione
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H319-H335
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Health Hazard 3 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.
Recommended Storage 2° to 8°C
TSCA TSCA

Applications
L-Lactide upon polymerization gives poly(lactic acid), which finds many useful properties like biodegradable and nontoxic to the human body and the environment. Its polymer, poly-l-lactide is utilized in the repairing of orbital posterior floor fracture. Further, it is used as biomedical materials for tissue regeneration, matrices for drug delivery systems and alternatives for commercial polymeric materials to reduce the impact on the environment.

Solubility
Soluble in chloroform, and methanol. Slightly soluble in benzene.

Notes
Moisture sensitive. Store in a cool place. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

Warning

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.

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

2° to 8°C