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Lactic acid

85%, FCC

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Synonym(s):
DL-Lactic acid, 2-Hydroxypropionic acid
Linear Formula:
CH3CH(OH)COOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
90.08
FEMA Number:
2611
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1209341
Council of Europe no.:
4
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

grade

Fragrance grade
Halal
Kosher

Quality Level

agency

follows IFRA guidelines

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1223/2009
FCC
FDA 21 CFR 117
FDA 21 CFR 184.1061

assay

85%

form

viscous liquid

refractive index

n20/D 1.425 (lit.)

pH

2

bp

122 °C/15 mmHg (lit.)

density

1.209 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

anion traces

sulfate (SO42-): ≤0.25%

cation traces

As: ≤3 ppm
Cd: ≤1 ppm
Fe: ≤10.0 ppm
Hg: ≤1 ppm
Pb: ≤0.5 ppm

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

food allergen

no known allergens

fragrance allergen

no known allergens

organoleptic

odorless

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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Lactic acid

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PHR1215

Lactic acid

vibrant-m

252476

Lactic acid solution

vibrant-m

W261114

Lactic acid

organoleptic

odorless

organoleptic

-

organoleptic

-

organoleptic

odorless

food allergen

no known allergens

food allergen

-

food allergen

-

food allergen

no known allergens

fragrance allergen

no known allergens

fragrance allergen

-

fragrance allergen

-

fragrance allergen

no known allergens

agency

follows IFRA guidelines

agency

traceable to USP 1356734

agency

-

agency

follows IFRA guidelines

assay

85%

assay

-

assay

85.0-90.0%

assay

≥85%

General description

Lactic acid is commonly used as a preservative in milk products and also as a flavoring agent.

Disclaimer

For R&D or non-EU Food use. Not for retail sale.

pictograms

Corrosion

signalword

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Eye Dam. 1 - Skin Irrit. 2

Storage Class

10 - Combustible liquids

wgk_germany

WGK 1

flash_point_f

235.4 °F - closed cup

flash_point_c

113 °C - closed cup

ppe

Eyeshields, Gloves, type ABEK (EN14387) respirator filter


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