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Lactic acid

United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Reference Standard

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Synonym(s):
DL-Lactic acid, 2-Hydroxypropionic acid
Linear Formula:
CH3CH(OH)COOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
90.08
Beilstein:
1209341
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

API family

lactic acid

Assay

89.1% (lactic acid basis)

manufacturer/tradename

USP

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable

refractive index

n20/D 1.425 (lit.)

bp

122 °C/15 mmHg (lit.)

density

1.209 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

format

neat

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

CC(O)C(O)=O

InChI

1S/C3H6O3/c1-2(4)3(5)6/h2,4H,1H3,(H,5,6)

InChI key

JVTAAEKCZFNVCJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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manufacturer/tradename

USP

manufacturer/tradename

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manufacturer/tradename

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application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

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pharmaceutical (small molecule)

format

neat

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API family

lactic acid

API family

lactic acid

API family

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assay

89.1% (lactic acid basis)

assay

-

assay

≥85%

assay

88.0-92.0%

General description

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the Authority of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.

Application

Lactic acid USP reference standard, intended for use in specified quality tests and assays as specified in the USP compendia.
Also, for use with USP monographs such as:
  • Fumaric Acid
  • Maleic Acid

Analysis Note

These products are for test and assay use only. They are not meant for administration to humans or animals and cannot be used to diagnose, treat, or cure diseases of any kind.  ​

Other Notes

Sales restrictions may apply.

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Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Dam. 1 - Skin Irrit. 2

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

235.4 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

113 °C - closed cup


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