Ethyl lactate, also known as lactic acid ethyl ester, is noted for its specific solvency properties and its characteristic odor. Ethyl lactate is used in pharmaceutical preparations, food additives, fragrances, and as a solvent for cellulose acetate, cellulose ethers, and nitrocellulose. Ethyl lactate can also be used in the formation of aryl aldimines.
Ethyl lactate is not compatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong acids, and strong bases. Please see SDS for full safety and compatibility information.
Ethyl lactate is available in drums, totes, and bulk. Please contact us for specific packaging information.