D-(+)-Lactide is the cyclic di-ester of lactic acid (L113490), an by product that is produced by muscle cells and red blood cells when the body breaks down carbohydrates for energy during times of low oxygen levels. Lactide can be polymerized to polylactic acid using a suitable catalyst go give materials of useful properties.
|Boiling Pt||No Data Available|
|Storage Condition||Hygroscopic, -20°C Freezer, Under inert atmosphere|
|Stability||No Data Available|
|Appearance||White to Off-White Solid|
|Solubility||Chloroform (Slightly), Toluene (Slightly)|
|HS Commidity Code||2932.99.9090|