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W261114 Sigma-Aldrich

Lactic acid

natural, ≥85%

Synonym: 2-Hydroxypropionic acid, DL-Lactic acid

  • CAS Number 50-21-5

  • Linear Formula CH3CH(OH)COOH

  • Molecular Weight 90.08

  •  FEMA Number 2611

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1209341

  •  Council of Europe no. 4c

  •  MDL number MFCD00004520

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24901203

  •  Flavis number 8.004

  •  NACRES NA.21

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Related Categories Alphabetical Listings, Certified Natural Products, Flavors and Fragrances, Follows IFRA Guidelines, Halal Certified Products,
Quality Level   400
grade   Halal
  Kosher
  natural
Agency/Method   follows IFRA guidelines
reg. compliance   EU Regulation 1223/2009
  FDA 21 CFR 117
assay   ≥85%
form   liquid
refractive index   n20/D 1.425 (lit.)
pH   2
bp   122 °C/15 mmHg (lit.)
density   1.209 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
cation traces   As: ≤3 ppm
  Cd: ≤1 ppm
  Fe: ≤10.0 ppm
  Hg: ≤1 ppm
  Pb: ≤10 ppm
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   odorless
food allergen   no known allergens
fragrance allergen   no known allergens
storage temp.   room temp
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

Description

General description

Lactic acid is commonly used as a preservative in milk products and also as a flavoring agent.

Remaining 15% contains: water, higher oligomers of lactic acid and other FEMA GRAS components

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

5, 10 kg in poly drum

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

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

Articles

The Complex Regulatory Landscape for Natural Flavor Ingredients

Introduction The Regulatory Landscape US and EU Definitions of Natural Regional Regulatory Variations The Example of Vanillin The Case for Standardization
Mr. Michael Sabisch1, Mr. David Smith2

1Senior Quality Assurance Specialist
2International Sales Coordinator, Sigma-Aldrich Flavors & Fragrances
Keywords: Fermentation, Food Safety, Oxidations

Understanding the Complexities of Kosher Ingredients

Introduction What is Kosher Product Considerations for Kosher Certification Kosher's Added Benefit to the Food Industry Sigma-Aldrich's Kosher Experience and Offering
Dr. Luke Grocholl1, Rabbi Gershon Segal

1Dr. Luke Grocholl, Quality Assurance Supervisor, Sigma-Aldrich Flavors & Fragrances
Keywords: Fermentation, Food & Beverage, Safety industry

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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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