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B24468 Methyl (S)-(-)-lactate, 97%

CAS Number
27871-49-4
Synonyms
Methyl L-lactate
(S)-(-)-Lactic acid methyl ester

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
B24468-06 5g 24.10
B24468-14 25g 24.40
B24468-22 100g 60.10
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Methyl (S)-(-)-lactate, 97%

MDL
MFCD00064265
EINECS
248-704-9

Chemical Properties

Formula
C4H8O3
Formula Weight
104.11
Melting point
-44°
Boiling Point
135-138°
Flash Point
49°(120°F)
Density
1.092
Refractive Index
1.4140
Storage & Sensitivity
Moisture Sensitive. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Miscible. Hydrolyzes in water.

Applications

It is used in pharmaceutical industry, agricultural fields and is also used as a solvent.

Notes

Store at room temperature. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Vinh C. Pham.; James L. Charlton. Methyl (S)-Lactate as a Chiral Auxiliary in the Asymmetric Synthesis of Bao Gong Teng A. J. Org. Chem. 1995, 60 (24),8051-8055 .

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H226-H319-H335

Flammable liquid and vapour. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P233-P235-P240-P241-P242-P243-P261-P264b-P271-P280-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P337+P313-P370+P378q-P501c

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Keep container tightly closed. Keep cool. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. Use only non-sparking tools. Take precautionary measures against static discharge. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Beilstein
1720587
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2918.11
TSCA
Yes

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