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Lactic acid 5 Litre

Also known as 2-Hydroxypropanoic acid, Milk acid

H.S.Code 29181110 CAS No. 79-33-4
Molecular Formula C3H6O3 Molecular Weight 90.078
Physical State Liquid Refractive index 1.425
Odour Odorless Solubility in water Miscible in water
Density 1.206 g/mL Flash point 110 °C
pH value 2.43 Melting Point 18 °C

About Lactic acid

Lactic acid appears as a colorless to yellow odorless syrupy liquid. Lactic acid is an organic compound belonging to the family of carboxylic acids. Lactic acid is produced industrially by bacterial fermentation of carbohydrates, or by chemical synthesis from acetaldehyde.

Lactic acid is an alpha hydroxy acid that is used on the skin to remove dead skin cells and help fade dark spots and soften fine lines. It is used in food and pharmaceuticals industry. Lactic acid is a good preservative because it can kill and suppress bacteria in food. It is added to certain packaged food products to give them longer shelf lives.

Lactic acid Molecular Image

Lactic acid Specifications

Packaging 5 litre
Form Liquid
Colour Colourless to yellow
Grade Commercial
Hazard Class
Storage Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.
Shelf Life 36 Months
Lactic acid 5 Ltr Can

5 Litre