Lactic Acid

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7. Handling and Storage

USAGE PRECAUTIONS

Avoid contact with skin and eyes.

STORAGE PRECAUTIONS

Keep containers tightly closed. Keep in original container.

11. Toxicological Information

TOXIC DOSE 1 - LD 50

3730 mg/kg (oral rat)

TOXIC DOSE 2 - LD 50

4875 mg/kg (oral-mouse)

INHALATION Irritating to respiratory system.

INGESTION Gastrointestinal symptoms, including upset stomach.

SKIN CONTACT Irritating to skin.

EYE CONTACT Irritating to eyes.

12. Ecological Information

LC 50, 96 Hrs, FISH mg/l   320

EC 50, 48 Hrs, DAPHNIA, mg/l   240

IC 50, 72 Hrs, ALGAE, mg/l   3500

MOBILITYThe product is soluble in water.

DEGRADABILITY

The product is easily biodegradable.

COD  0.90

13. Disposable Considerations

GENERAL INFORMATION

Waste to be treated as controlled waste. Disposal to licensed waste disposal site in accordance with local Waste DisposalAuthority. Do not puncture or incinerate even when empty.

DISPOSAL METHODS

Dispose of waste and residues in accordance with local authority requirements.

Chemical Equation

  1. C6H12O6 --> 2C3H6O3+2ATP

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