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(S)-(-)-Ethyl lactate

(S)-(-)-Ethyl lactate for synthesis. CAS 687-47-8, chemical formula CH₃CH(OH)COOC₂H₅., for synthesis

Synonym: L(-)-Lactic acid ethyl ester, (S)-(-)-2-Hydroxypropionic acid ethyl ester

  • CAS Number 687-47-8

  • Linear Formula C₅H₁₀O₃

  • Molecular Weight 118.13 g/mol

  •  EC Number 211-694-1



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bp   154 °C (1013 hPa)
expl. lim.     1.5 - 16.4 %(V)
vapor pressure   1.6 hPa (20 °C)
density   1.03 g/cm3 (20 °C)
flash point   53 °C
autoignition temp.   400 °C
mp   -25 °C
pH   4 (50 g/l, H₂O, 20 °C)
viscosity kinematic   2.7 mm2/s (25 °C)
LD 50 oral   LD50 Rat > 2000 mg/kg
storage temp.   Store below +30°C.
specifications   Assay (GC, area%): ≥ 99.0 % (a/a)
  Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C): 1.032 - 1.034
  Spec. rotation [α²0/D (undiluted): -11.0 - -10.0 °
  Identity (IR): passes test

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Safety Information

HS Code 
2918 11 00
Hazard Statement(s) 
H226: Flammable liquid and vapour.
H318: Causes serious eye damage.
H335: May cause respiratory irritation.
Precautionary Statement(s) 
P210: Keep away from heat.
P280: Wear eye protection.
P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P313: Get medical advice/ attention.
Storage class 
3 Flammable liquids
WGK 1 slightly water endangering
Relatively unreactive organic reagents should be collected in container A. If halogenated, they should be collected in container B. For solid residues use container C.
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS02  GHS02
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS05  GHS05
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS07  GHS07
Hazard Symbols 
Irritant  Irritant
Declaration (railroad and road) ADR, RID 
UN 1192 , 3, III
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR 
UN 1192 , 3, III
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code 
UN 1192 , 3, III
Categories of danger 
flammable, irritant
R Phrase 
R 10-37-41
Flammable.Irritating to respiratory system.Risk of serious damage to eyes.
S Phrase 
S 24-26-39
Avoid contact with skin.In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.Wear eye/face protection.
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