Ethyl pyruvate
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Ethyl pyruvate
Alias
Propanoic acid, 2-oxo-, ethyl ester
Pyruvic acid, ethyl ester
Category
Non-ionic surfactants-Esters
CAS No.
617-35-6
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C5H8O3
Molecular Weight: 116.12
Structural Formula
Properties
Appearance: liquid.
Solubility: soluble in water.
Stability: stable. at strong acid, strong alkali, easily hydrolyzed.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Biodegradability: biodegradable.
Characteristics: excellent cleansing, solubilizing, anti-inflammatory, dispersing abilities.
Synthesis
 
Quality standards & test methods
item
physical and chemical indexes
test methods
actives*, %, ≥
95
 
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Major Uses
Use as solvent.
Conditioning agent in personal care products.
Use as cleansing agent, paint remover.
Use as intermediates in organic synthesis.
Manufacturers
 
Update: 20141030(1);