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Ethyl(-)-L-lactate

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Synonym(s):
Ethyl(-)-L-lactate, L(-)-Lactic acid ethyl ester, (S)-(-)-2-Hydroxypropionic acid ethyl ester
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
118.13
MDL number:
EC Index Number:
211-694-1

storage conditions

Store at +2°C to +25°C.

Quality Level

vapor pressure

1.6 hPa ( 20 °C)

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

400 °C

potency

>2000 mg/kg LD50, oral (Rat)

expl. lim.

1.5-16.4 % (v/v)

greener alternative product characteristics

Safer Solvents and Auxiliaries
Use of Renewable Feedstocks
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pH

4 (20 °C, 50 g/L in H2O)

kinematic viscosity

2.7 cSt(25 °C)

bp

154 °C/1013 hPa

mp

-25 °C

transition temp

flash point 53 °C

density

1.03 g/cm3 at 20 °C

greener alternative category

Aligned

storage temp.

2-25°C

InChI

1S/C5H10O3/c1-3-8-5(7)4(2)6/h4,6H,3H2,1-2H3/t4-/m0/s1

InChI key

LZCLXQDLBQLTDK-BYPYZUCNSA-N

General description

EMPLURA®
We are committed to bringing you Greener Alternative Products, which adhere to one or more of The 12 Principles of Greener Chemistry. This product is a safer and more sustainable alternative to ethyl acetate and acetone. It is an ester of natural L-lactic acid, which is produced by fermentation of sugar and thus aligns with "Safer Solvents and Auxiliaries" and "Use of Renewable Feedstocks". Click here for more information.
EMPLURA® is our low-cost alternative to high-purity qualities. With EMPLURA we offer a range of solvents for a plurality of basic applications in non-regulated industries and for less demanding applications, preparative laboratory work and cleaning purposes. EMPLURA solvents provide adequate specifications with the most important parameters.

Features and Benefits

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Legal Information

EMPLURA is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

hazcat

Eye Dam. 1 - Flam. Liq. 3 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

storage_class_code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

128.8 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

53.8 °C - closed cup

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

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