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Lactic Acid is classified as an Alpha-Hydroxy Acid (AHA) and is widely used as an acidulant in the Food & Beverage, Personal Care and Cleaning industries. It has a mild acid taste and is certified as Halal and Kosher. It is produced by fermentation from sugar and is primarily used in preservation and flavoring.
|Grade||FCC, Kosher, Halal|
|Color||Clear, Colorless, Yellow|
|pH||< 1.2 @ 25 °C (77 °F)|
|Boiling Point||120 - 130 °C (248 - 266 °F)|
|Density||1.2 g/cm3 @ 20 - 25 °C (68 - 77 °F)|
|Auto-ignition Temperature||> 400 °C|
|Viscosity, Dynamic||5 - 60 mPa.s @ 25 °C (77 °F)|
|Surface Tension||44 - 50 mN/m|
|Chemical Form||Syrupy Liquid|
|Concentration||87.5 to 88.5%|