Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C5H8O3
Molecular Weight: 116.12
Appearance: colorless to pale yellow liquid.
Solubility: slightly soluble in water.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: rat oral LD50: >5000mg/Kg; rabbit skin LD50: >2000mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent cleansing, solubilizing, dispersing abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
Actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Use as solvent.
Conditioning agent in personal care products.
Use as cleansing agent.