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Lactic Acid, 85 Percent, Reagent, ACS

L1005 | 50-21-5 | C3H6O3 | Spectrum Chemical

Catalog Size Package Availability Manufacturer List Price Unit
L1005-125ML 125 ML Spectrum Chemical $67.15 EA
L1005-500MLPL 500 ML PLASTIC Spectrum Chemical $186.30 $821.55 EA CS(6)

L1005-2.5LT 2.5 LT Spectrum Chemical $326.10 $1228.40 EA CS(4)

L1005-4LTPL 4 LT PLASTIC Spectrum Chemical $591.95 $2025.95 EA CS(4)

L1005-20LTPL 20 LT PLASTIC Spectrum Chemical $1445.65 EA
L1005-200LTBL 200 LT Spectrum Chemical $3658.00 EA

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Lactic Acid, 85 Percent, Reagent, ACS, also known as milk acid. This carboxylic acid is a chemical compound that plays a role in various biochemical processes. It's an alpha hydroxy acid due to it having a hydroxyl group adjacent to the carboxyl group. It is used in the pharmaceutical world to produce water-soluble lactates. As an ACS grade Reagent, Spectrum Chemical manufactured Lactic Acid is used as the quality standard against which other substances are graded and has met the toughest regulatory standards for quality and pureness.

Specifications Back to Top

Test Specification
Min Max
ASSAY (C3H6O3) 85.0 90.0 %
SUBSTANCES DARKENED BY (H2SO4) TO PASS TEST
RESIDUE AFTER IGNITION 0.02 %
CHLORIDE (Cl) 0.001 %
SULFATES (SO4) 0.002 %
HEAVY METALS (as Pb) 5 ppm
IRON (Fe) 5 ppm

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Storage Information
HYGROSCOPIC: Keep tightly closed.
Shipping Information
When shipping via FedEx Air the item will ship priority overnight. A higher hazmat fee will apply.

DOT: UN3265, Corrosive liquid, acidic, organic, n.o.s. (lactic acid), 8, PG III

Largest individual container shippable via:
UPS/FedEx Ground: 20 L    UPS Air: 1 L    FedEx Air: 20 L

Additional UPS-imposed hazardous material charge.
Tariff No. 2918111000

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