Other chemical names: 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.
|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|
|Readily carbonizable substance||Passed|
|Pb /(mg/Kg) ≤||2.0|
☆ 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.