LACTIC ACID

CAS Number: 50-21-5

Also known as: ACIDE LACTIQUE
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Description

CAS number 50-21-5

Physical chemical data

Physical State (20°C) Liquid
Density (kg/m3)
1200 [Kg/m³] at a temperature of 20°C
Molar mass (g/mol) 90

Behaviour at sea

Additional data

Colour colourless to yellow
Odour weak unpleasant odour

Transportation data

State syrupy liquid
Temperature (°C) ambient
Pressure (Pa) ambient

Reactivity data

Water No
Acid(s) No
Base(s) No
Metal(s) and alloys Yes
Oxidizing agents No
Reducing agents No
Combustibles No
Organic substance No

GESAMP Hazard profile

Bioaccumulation in logPow (A1A) 0 - e <1, or > ca.7, or Mol. Wt. > 1000
Bioaccumulation (A1) 0 - No potential to bioaccumulate
Biodegradation (A2) R - Readily biodegradable
Acute aquatic toxicity (B1) (LC/EC/IC50 (mg/l)) 1 - Practically non-toxic
Acute mammalian toxicity by swallowing (C1) (LD50 (mg/kg)) 0 - Negligible
Acute mammalian toxicity by skin penetration (C2) (LD50 (mg/kg)) 0 - Negligible
Acute mammalian toxicity by inhalation (C3) (LC50 (mg/l)) 3 - Moderately high
Skin irritation/corrosivity (D1) 2 - Irritating
Eye irritation/corrosivity (D2) 3 - Severely irritating, with irreversible corneal injury
Interference with coastal amenities (E2) D - Dissolver
Effects on wildlife and bottom habitats (E3) 3 - Is highly acutely toxic; and/or is severely irritant or corrosive to skin or eyes; and/or is carcinogenic, mutagenic or reprotoxic; and/or is a floater or persistent floater with associated health effects

Human toxicity threshold

TEEL-1 (mg/m3) 40
TEEL-2 (mg/m3) 300
TEEL-3 (mg/m3) 500

Ecotoxicity

Incident reports

Incident reports

No incident reports available

Emergency Response Guidebook

Emergency Response Guidebook

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At sea emergency guide

At sea emergency guide

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Decision trees

Decision trees

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