Ethyl Lactate is a clear colorless liquid with a mild odor. Flash point 115°F. Denser than water and soluble in water. Vapors heavier than air. Ethyl lactate is found in alcoholic beverages. Ethyl lactate is present in cabbage, peas, vinegar, bread, roasted chicken, butter, blackberry, pineapple, raspberry and various wines and spirits. Ethyl lactate is a flavouring agent. Ethyl lactate, also known as lactic acid ethyl ester, is a monobasic ester formed from lactic acid and ethanol, commonly used as a solvent. This compound is considered biodegradable and can be used as a water-rinsable degreaser. Ethyl lactate is found naturally in small quantities in a wide variety of foods including wine, chicken, and various fruits. The odor of ethyl lactate when dilute is mild, buttery, creamy, with hints of fruit and coconut.
Storage Information: Store at 2-8°C. Keep tightly closed.