Lactic acid, methyl ester
Propanoic acid, 2-hydroxy-, methyl ester
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C4H8O3
Molecular Weight: 104.10
Solubility: soluble in water.
Stability: stable. at strong acid, strong alkali, easily hydrolyzed.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: rat intraperitoneal LDLo: > 2000mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent cleansing, solubilizing abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Widely use as solvent.
Use as intermediates in organic synthesis.
Use as industrial cleaning agents, paint strippers.
Masking agent in personal care products.