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252476

Sigma-Aldrich

Lactic acid solution

ACS reagent, ≥85%

Linear Formula:
CH3CH(OH)CO2H
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
90.08
Beilstein:
5238667
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

grade

ACS reagent

Quality Level

assay

85.0-90.0%

concentration

≥85%
85.0-90.0% in H2O

impurities

H2SO4, passes test (darkened)

ign. residue

≤0.02%

refractive index

n20/D 1.4251

density

1.209 g/mL at 25 °C

anion traces

chloride (Cl-): ≤0.001%
sulfate (SO42-): ≤0.002%

cation traces

Fe: ≤5 ppm
heavy metals: ≤5 ppm (by ICP)

SMILES string

CC(O)C(O)=O

InChI

1S/C3H6O3/c1-2(4)3(5)6/h2,4H,1H3,(H,5,6)

InChI key

JVTAAEKCZFNVCJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

Lactic acid solution has been used in the preparation of poly(lactic acid) (PLA)/lactic acid (LA) blends to enhance the biodegradability rate of PLA.

Packaging

100, 500 g in poly bottle
1, 2.5 kg in poly bottle

Other Notes

Contains varying amounts of intermolecular esterification products.

Pictograms

Corrosion

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Dam. 1 - Skin Irrit. 2

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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