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Alfa Aesar™ Methyl (S)-(-)-lactate, 97%

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25g
100g
27871-49-4
C4H8O3
104.105
MFCD00064265
LPEKGGXMPWTOCB-VKHMYHEASA-N
methyl s---lactate,methyl l-lactate,s-methyl lactate,--methyl l-lactate,s-lactic acid methyl ester,methyl 2s-2-hydroxypropanoate,--methyl lactate,methyl s-2-hydroxypropionate,propanoic acid, 2-hydroxy-, methyl ester, 2s,--lactic acid methyl ester
94386
CHEBI:83222
methyl (2S)-2-hydroxypropanoate
CC(C(=O)OC)O
27871-49-4
C4H8O3
104.105
MFCD00064265
LPEKGGXMPWTOCB-VKHMYHEASA-N
methyl s---lactate,methyl l-lactate,s-methyl lactate,--methyl l-lactate,s-lactic acid methyl ester,methyl 2s-2-hydroxypropanoate,--methyl lactate,methyl s-2-hydroxypropionate,propanoic acid, 2-hydroxy-, methyl ester, 2s,--lactic acid methyl ester
94386
CHEBI:83222
methyl (2S)-2-hydroxypropanoate
CC(C(=O)OC)O
Applications
It is used in pharmaceutical industry, agricultural fields and is also used as a solvent.

Solubility
Miscible. Hydrolyzes in water.

Notes
Store at room temperature. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.
Optical Rotation −8.2° (Neat)
Quantity 5g
Boiling Point 135°C to 138°C
Melting Point -44°C
Flash Point 49°C (120°F)
UN Number UN3272
Beilstein 1720587
Formula Weight 104.11
Percent Purity 97%
Chemical Name or Material Methyl (S)-(-)-lactate

GHS H Statement
H226-H319-H335
Flammable liquid and vapour.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.

GHS P Statement
P210-P261-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Warning

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: ESTERS, N.O.S.

TSCA : TSCA