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69819 Sigma-Aldrich

(−)-Butyl L-lactate

≥97.0% (sum of enantiomers, GC)

Synonym: Butyl (2S)-2-hydroxypropanoate

  • CAS Number 34451-19-9

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C7H14O3

  • Molecular Weight 146.18

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1721597

  •  EC Number 252-036-3

  •  MDL number MFCD00066454

  •  PubChem Substance ID 57652211

  •  NACRES NA.22

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Properties

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Quality Level   200
assay   ≥97.0% (sum of enantiomers, GC)
optical activity   [α]20/D −13±1°, neat
bp   183-190 °C (lit.)
density   0.981 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)
SMILES string   CCCCOC(=O)[C@H](C)O
InChI   1S/C7H14O3/c1-3-4-5-10-7(9)6(2)8/h6,8H,3-5H2,1-2H3/t6-/m0/s1
InChI key   MRABAEUHTLLEML-LURJTMIESA-N

Description

Application

(−)-Butyl L-lactate can be used as a precursor to synthesize poly(lactic acid) and in the synthesis of chiral mesogens (liquid crystals). It can also be used as a component in various pesticide formulations.

Packaging

1 L in glass bottle

250 mL in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
Flash Point(F) 
156.2 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
69 °C - closed cup
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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