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Ethyl Lactate

Ethyl Lactate
Ethyl Lactate
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Product Code : N1
Product Description

Ethyl Lactate is considered to be a biodegradable compound which is most commonly used as a solvent in various industrial sectors. It has a molecular formula of C5H10O3 with the molar mass of 118.132 g/mol. It appears as a colorless liquid with a density of 1.03 g/cm3 and the melting point of -26 degrees Celsius. This compound shows very low toxicity hence finds application for various pharmaceutical preparations and food additives. It serves as the solvent for cellulose acetate & nitrocellulose. Ethyl Lactate offered by us has a high purity level and can industrially be produced from petrochemical stock. It is available at reasonable rates in bulk amounts as demanded by our respected clients.


Key Features:

  • Has a taste of milk cream
  • Possesses buttery smell and colorless liquid
  • Miscible with ether, gasoline and water
  • Has 1.03 density at 68o F


Product Details:

  • Product Name : Ethyl Lactate
  • Chemical Names : 97-64-3; Ethyl 2-hydroxypropanoate; Actylol; Acytol; Solactol
  • Molecular Formula : C5H10O3
  • Molecular Weight : 118.132 g/mol
  • PubChem CID : 7344
  • IUPAC Name : ethyl 2-hydroxypropanoate
  • CAS Number : 97-64-3
  • EC Number : 202-598-0
  • Monoisotopic Mass : 118.063 g/mol
  • Exact Mass : 118.063 g/mol
  • Color : Colorless liquid
  • Odor : Buttery odor
  • Taste : Milk cream taste
  • Boiling Point : 154°C
  • Melting Point : -26°C
  • Flash Point : 115°F
  • Solubility : Miscible with water,gasoline, ether
  • Density : 1.03 at 68° F
  • Decomposition : When heated to decomposition it emits acrid smoke and irritating fumes.


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