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8.20170 Sigma-Aldrich

Pyruvic acid

for synthesis

Synonym: Pyruvic acid

  • CAS Number 127-17-3

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C3H4O3

  • Molecular Weight 88.06

  •  MDL number MFCD00002585

  •  EC Index Number 204-824-3

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Properties

Quality Level   200
assay   ≥98.0% (acidimetric)
autoignition temp.   305 °C
pH   1.2 (20 °C, 90 g/L in H2O)
mp   12 °C
transition temp   flash point 82-83 °C
density   1.27 g/cm3 at 20 °C
InChI   1S/C3H4O3/c1-2(4)3(5)6/h1H3,(H,5,6)
InChI key   LCTONWCANYUPML-UHFFFAOYSA-N
storage conditions   Store at +2°C to +8°C.

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Analysis Note

Assay (acidimetric): ≥ 98.0 %
Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C): 1.269 - 1.276
Identity (IR): passes test
Due to its specific melting range the product may be solid, liquid, a solidified melt or a supercooled melt.

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