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Alfa Aesar™ Methyl (S)-(-)-lactate, 97%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Methyl (S)-(-)-lactate
CAS 27871-49-4
Molecular Formula C4H8O3
Formula Weight 104.11g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00064265
UN Number UN3272
Beilstein 1720587
Synonym Methyl L-lactate; (S)-(-)-Lactic acid methyl ester
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AAB2446806

 
alfa aesar™
B24468-06
5g CALL N/A N/A
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AAB2446814

 
alfa aesar™
B24468-14
25g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point −44°C
Boiling Point 135° to 138°C
Flash Point 49°C (120°F)
Quantity 5g
Optical Rotation −8.2° (Neat)
Chemical Name or Material Methyl (S)-(-)-lactate
CAS 27871-49-4
Assay 97%
Molecular Formula C4H8O3
Formula Weight 104.11g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00064265
UN Number UN3272
Beilstein 1720587
Synonym Methyl L-lactate; (S)-(-)-Lactic acid methyl ester
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H226-H319-H335
Flammable liquid and vapour.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: ESTERS, N.O.S.
TSCA TSCA

Applications
It is used in pharmaceutical industry, agricultural fields and is also used as a solvent.

Solubility
Miscible. Hydrolyzes in water.

Notes
Store at room temperature. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H226-H319-H335
Flammable liquid and vapour.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.