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Summary of physical and chemical properties:

Appearance/state/colour = colourless liquid with a mild, characteristically ester-like odour

Melting point = -9 °C.

Boiling point = 154°C

Density = 1.03 g/cm³

Particle size = Not determined (liquid)

Vapour pressure = 510 Pa at 20 °C

Partition coefficient (octanol-water), Log Pow = 0.31 at 20°C (QSAR-generated, based on measured values for methyl lactate and 2 -ethylhexyl lactate)

Water solubility = Fully miscible

Surface tension = 70.5 mN/m at 20 °C and concentration of 1 g/L

Flash point = 53 °C

Auto flammability = 430 °C

Flammability = Non flammable

Explosiveness = Non explosive

Oxidising properties = Non oxidising

Stability in organic solvents = Not determined

Dissociation constant = 15.05 (estimate by SPARC)

Viscosity = 3.6 mm²/s (static) at 20°C