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Lactic acid

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Lactic acid

Molecular formula: C3H6O3 CAS# 50-21-5
Categories: Hydroxy acids
(.+-.)-Lactic acid
(±)-lactic acid
2-Hydroxy-2-methylacetic acid
2-Hydroxypropanoic acid(IUPAC)
2-Hydroxypropionic acid
Acidum lacticum
DL-Lactic acid
E 270
Lactic acid [Wiki]
Milk acid [Wiki]
Propanoic acid, 2-hydroxy-(CAS)

Variants of the formula:

H-C-C-C-O-H; H|#2|H; OH|#3|H; #4||O
Elemental composition
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Reactions in which Lactic acid is involved

  • FeCO3 + 2C3H5O3H -> Fe(C3H5O3)2 + CO2"|^" + H2O