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Lactic Acid

Name:                                       Lactic Acid  

Molecular Formula:                   C3H6O3

Molecular Weight:                    90.08

EU Standard:                             E270

Einecs:                                      200-018-0

GB standard:                            GB1886.173—2016

HS Code:                                   291811

CAS No.:                                   79-33-4

  • Product Details
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Other chemical names: Lactic Acid, L-Lactic Acid; 2-Hydroxypropionic acid; 1-Hydroxyethane-1-carboxylic acid

Properties: obtained by the lactic fermentation of sugars or is prepared synthetically. colorless or light yellow liquid. Odorless and hygroscopic. Melting point at 18℃, boiling point at 122℃(2kPa). Can be mixed with water, ethanol or glycerin, but not dissolved in chloroform.

Packing: In 25KG plastic drums or IBC tanks.

Storage and Transportation: suitable for any transportation conditions, sealed and stored in ventilated, dry and shady warehouse, can’t be mixed with the poisonous.

Technical Specification

Item Index
Appearance Colorless to light yellow liquid
content, w/% 95.0~105.0% of nominal value
L-lactic acid percentage of total acids, w/% ≥  97
Residue on ignition, w/% ≤   0.1
Chlorides (by Cl), w/%  ≤ 0.002
Sulphates (by SO4), w/% ≤   0.005
Fe, w/%        ≤ 0.001
Cyanide (mg/Kg) ≤  1
Citric acid, oxalic acid, phosphonic acid, and tartaric acid Passed
Reducing sugar Passed
Readily carbonizable substance Passed
Pb /(mg/Kg) ≤   2.0
As/(mg/Kg) ≤   1.0

Product Application

♥ Widely used in blended yogurt, cheese, ice cream and other foods, used as a favored sour agent for dairy products;

♥ Used in the fields of chemical, pharmaceutics, cosmetics and food additives;

♥ With recent research, widely used in metal surface treatment, plating, and electrophoretic paint production.

♥ Used for production of lactate salts.