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L-Lactic acid, anhydrous, 98%, Thermo Scientific Chemicals

Catalog Number 11357986
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79-33-4
C3H6O3
90.078
MFCD00064266
JVTAAEKCZFNVCJ-REOHCLBHSA-N
l-lactic acid, l-+-lactic acid, s-2-hydroxypropanoic acid, s-lactic acid, sarcolactic acid, s-2-hydroxypropionic acid, 2s-2-hydroxypropanoic acid, +-lactic acid, espiritin, tisulac
107689
CHEBI:422
(2S)-2-hydroxypropanoic acid
CC(C(=O)O)O
This item is not returnable. View return policy
79-33-4
C3H6O3
90.078
MFCD00064266
JVTAAEKCZFNVCJ-REOHCLBHSA-N
l-lactic acid, l-+-lactic acid, s-2-hydroxypropanoic acid, s-lactic acid, sarcolactic acid, s-2-hydroxypropionic acid, 2s-2-hydroxypropanoic acid, +-lactic acid, espiritin, tisulac
107689
CHEBI:422
(2S)-2-hydroxypropanoic acid
CC(C(=O)O)O

Useful chiral synthon, building block for depsipeptides.L-Lactic acid is an intermediate in the fermentation of sugar. It plays a vital role in several biochemical processes. It is a major ingredient in processed foods such as yogurt, cottage cheeses, koumiss and kombucha. It gives the sour flavor to sourdough breads. It finds application in pharmaceuticals to prepare water-soluble lactates, topical preparations and cosmetics. It acts as a food preservative, flavoring agent, curing agent, descaler, soap-scum remover and an anti-bacterial agent. It is an active component of lactated Ringer's solution and Hartmann's solution. Further, it is used for fluid resuscitation after blood loss due to trauma and surgery.

This Thermo Scientific Chemicals brand product was originally part of the Alfa Aesar product portfolio. Some documentation and label information may refer to the legacy brand. The original Alfa Aesar product / item code or SKU reference has not changed as a part of the brand transition to Thermo Scientific Chemicals.

Applications
Useful chiral synthon, building block for depsipeptides.L-Lactic acid is an intermediate in the fermentation of sugar. It plays a vital role in several biochemical processes. It is a major ingredient in processed foods such as yogurt, cottage cheeses, koumiss and kombucha. It gives the sour flavor to sourdough breads. It finds application in pharmaceuticals to prepare water-soluble lactates, topical preparations and cosmetics. It acts as a food preservative, flavoring agent, curing agent, descaler, soap-scum remover and an anti-bacterial agent. It is an active component of lactated Ringer′s solution and Hartmann′s solution. Further, it is used for fluid resuscitation after blood loss due to trauma and surgery.

Solubility
Soluble in water.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Store in a cool place. Incompatible with strong bases, strong oxidizing agents, strong reducing agents and metals.
TRUSTED_SUSTAINABILITY
Melting Point 52°C to 54°C
Density 1.22
pH 2.8
Boiling Point 119°C (12mmHg)
Flash Point >110°C (230°F)
Odor Odorless
Quantity 5 g
Beilstein 1720251
Sensitivity Hygroscopic
Merck Index 14,5337
Solubility Information Soluble in water.
Formula Weight 90.08
Percent Purity 98%
Chemical Name or Material L-Lactic acid, anhydrous
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