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Lactic Acid

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Lactic acid

Product Number

CAS No. 50-21-5

Description

Lactic acid is a weak acid most often associated with the dairy industry for cheese and yogurt production.

Packaging Options: Typically available in drums, totes, and bulk. Contact us or ask your representative for further information.

Applications

Lactic acid is a weak acid that can be found naturally or produced synthetically. It is most often associated with the dairy industry for cheese and yogurt production, but has application as a polymer precursor, as an ingredient in natural detergents, and in cosmetic products. Lactic acid fermentation is also utilized in wine production, fermented produce product, and in the meat industry.

Compatibilities

Lactic acid is incompatible with nylon, carbon steel and aluminum. It is chemically incompatible with bases, cyanides, sulfites, nitrites, thiosulfites, and strong oxidizing or reducing agents. Please see SDS for full safety and compatibility information.
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