Ethyl lactate

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Overview

An ideal environmental friendly non-toxic replacement for MEK, MIBK, toxic glycol ethers and chlorinated solvent. It is well known for its superior cleaning ability and has a high degree of solvency.

It has excellent synergy when blended with other solvents and is perfect for making ink cleaners, adhesive removers, hand wipes and paint strippers.

Packing:DrumsPacking: Drums, ISO tanks, jerrycans etc.

Applications

  • Ethyl lactate is used as an additive in the food and beverage industry. It gives synthetic pineapple flavour to foods and also enhances the taste and appearance of certain foods.
  • It is used as an efficient cleaning solvent in the electronic and polyurethane industry.
  • As an ideal replacement for toxic glycol esters, it is a safe solution for the cleaning of printing equipment, rolls or lithographic plates and cleaning of equipment used for UV-curing inks.

Technical Overview

Product           :(−)Ethyl-L-Lactate
CAS Number  : 687-47-8

Appearance Clear Colourless Liquid
Assay (%) Min 99.00
Moisture (%) Max 0.30
Acidity as Lactic acid (%) Max 0.30