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(−)-Methyl L-lactate

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98%, optical purity ee: 97% (GLC)

Synonym(s):
Methyl (S)-(−)-lactate
Linear Formula:
CH3CH(OH)CO2CH3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
104.10
Beilstein:
1720587
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

assay

98%

form

liquid

optical activity

[α]18/D −8.1°, neat

optical purity

ee: 97% (GLC)

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refractive index

n20/D 1.413 (lit.)

bp

144-145 °C (lit.)

density

1.09 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

greener alternative category

SMILES string

COC(=O)[C@H](C)O

InChI

1S/C4H8O3/c1-3(5)4(6)7-2/h3,5H,1-2H3/t3-/m0/s1

InChI key

LPEKGGXMPWTOCB-VKHMYHEASA-N

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General description

We are committed to bringing you Greener Alternative Products, which adhere to one or more of The 12 Principles of Green Chemistry.This compound has benign qualities and is biodegradable, water miscible, and functions as a versatile solvent for CA membrane preparation. This is also used as an intermediate for the production of other chemicals, polymers, and derivatives. Thus this product has been enhanced for Safer solvents and auxiliaries. Click here for more information.
(-)-Methyl L-lactate can be used as a chiral auxiliary during the synthesis of Bao Gong Teng A, an antiglaucoma compound.

Packaging

5, 100 g in glass bottle

Pictograms

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Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2 - Flam. Liq. 3 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

120.2 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

49 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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