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Sodium DL-lactate solution

syrup, 60 % (w/w), synthetic

Synonym: DL-Lactic acid sodium salt

  • CAS Number 72-17-3

  • Linear Formula CH3CH(OH)COONa

  • Molecular Weight 112.06

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 4332999

  •  EC Number 200-772-0

  •  MDL number MFCD00065400

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24896278

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Properties

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biological source   synthetic
InChI Key   NGSFWBMYFKHRBD-UHFFFAOYSA-M
form   syrup
concentration   60 % (w/w)
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

General description

Sodium DL-lactate is an organic, sodium salt of lactic acid. It is a hygroscopic agent and a component of natural moisturizing factor (NMF). It is usually produced by fermentation.

Application

Sodium DL-lactate has been used as a component in Trypticase soy broth to culture P. gingivalis and to observe prolonged methane production in batch assays.

Packaging

1 L in poly bottle

100, 500 mL in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Sodium lactate functions as a buffer to maintain osmotic and charge balance. It serves as a humectant, especially in cosmetic preparations. It acts a flavoring agent in meat and poultry products. Sodium lactate also plays a role as a buffer. Sodium lactate could be an alternative source of energy and an oxidative substrate in case of lack of oxygen in brain cells.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
2

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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Protocols & Articles

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