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L6661 Sigma

Lactic acid

meets USP testing specifications

Synonym: 2-Hydroxypropionic acid, DL-Lactic acid

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Properties

Related Categories Acids, Acids & Bases, Analytical/Chromatography, Biochemicals and Reagents, Biological Buffers,
InChI Key   JVTAAEKCZFNVCJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   88.0-92.0%
form   viscous liquid
refractive index   n20/D 1.425(lit.)
bp   122 °C/15 mmHg(lit.)
density   1.209 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
suitability   meets USP testing specifications
storage temp.   room temp

Description

Other Notes

A concentrated solution of lactic acid is typically a mixture of lactic acid lactate and lactic acid. The concentration of this solution is approximately 85% (w/v).

Packaging

100, 500 mL in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

In animals, lactic acid is a metabolic compound produced by proliferating cells and during anaerobic conditions such as strenuous exercise. Lactic acid can be oxidized back to pyruvate or converted to glucose via gluconeogenesis. Lactic acid is preferentially metabolized by neurons in several mammal species and during early brain development.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS05  GHS05
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
OD2800000
Flash Point(F) 
235.4 °F
Flash Point(C) 
113 °C
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