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Inventory

EC number:
200-018-0
EC name:
Lactic acid
CAS number:
50-21-5

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Reference substance information

IUPAC name:
2-hydroxypropanoic acid
Synonyms
Names:
Propanoic acid, 2-hydroxy-
Identifier:
IUPAC name
2-hydroxypropanoic acid
Identifier:
common name
2-Hydroxy-2-methylacetic acid
Identifier:
common name
2-Hydroxypropionic acid
Identifier:
common name
Milk acid
Identifier:
common name
lactic acid
Identifier:
common name
α-Hydroxypropanoic acid
Identifier:
common name
α-Hydroxypropionic acid
Identifier:
other: SMILES notation
CC(O)C(=O)O
Identifier:
other: InChl
InChI=1/C3H6O3/c1-2(4)3(5)6/h2,4H,1H3,(H,5,6)
2-hydroxypropanoic acid

CAS information

CAS number:
50-21-5

Molecular and structural information

Molecular formula:
C3H6O3
Molecular weight:
ca. 90.078
SMILES notation:
CC(C(=O)O)O
InChl:
InChI=1S/C3H6O3/c1-2(4)3(5)6/h2,4H,1H3,(H,5,6)
Structural formula:
Chemical structure