Product Specification

Product: Ethyl Lactate, Natural (Organic Compliant)
   Synonyms: ETHYL 2-HYDROXYPROPANOATE, ETHYL ALPHA-HYDROXYPROPIONATE
   Product Number: 0244000NAT
   FEMA Number: 2440
   CAS Number: 97-64-3

Organeoleptic and Physical Properties
   Appearance: COLORLESS
   Sensory Properties: MILD ETHEREAL-BUTTERY ODOR
   Molecular Formula: C5 H10 O3
   Molecular Weight: 119.12
   Purity (by G.C.): 95.0% MINIMUM
   Specific Gravity @ 25 C: 1.010 - 1.050
   Refractive Index @ 20 C: 1.4100-1.4160
   Optical Rotation: @ 16 C -5.7
   Acid Value: NOT DETERMINED
   Melting Point (C): -26
   Boiling Point (C): 154
   Flash Point (C) (Closed Cup): 48.8
   Percent Alcohol (v/v):

Suggested Storage Conditions
  Store at 40-70 F in tightly sealed original containers. Avoid prolonged exposure to light, heat and air.
Shelf Life: 12 months after the last date of QC approval, or date of shipment, under recommended storage conditions or as otherwise noted.

Additional Data

  Specific Gravity @ 20C 1.009 - 1.059