L-Lactic acid
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L-Lactic acid
Alias
Propanoic acid, 2-hydroxy-, (2S)-
(S)-2-Hydroxypropanoic acid
Category
Anionic surfactants-Carboxylate
CAS No.
79-33-4
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula:C3H6O3
Molecular Weight:90.08
Structural Formula
Properties
Appearance: solid.
Solubility: soluble in water.
Stability: stable.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity[1]: mouse intraperitoneal LD50: 3194mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Biodegradability: biodegradable.
Characteristics: excellent cleansing, 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 cleansing agent.
Conditioning agent, buffering agent, humectant in personal care products.
Use as intermediate in organic synthesis.
Use as plant growth regulator.
Manufacturers
 
References
[1]:http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/: 79-33-4
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