DL-Acetolactic Acid

Catalogue number: A163815
Chemical name: DL-Acetolactic Acid
Synonyms: 2-Hydroxy-2-methyl-3-oxo-butanoic Acid; 2-Hydroxy-2-methyl-acetoacetic Acid; 2-Acetolactic Acid; Acetolactic Acid; α-Acetolactic Acid
CAS Number: 918-44-5
Possible CAS #: NA
Molecular form.: C₅H₈O₄
Appearance: No Data Available
Melting Point: No Data Available
Mol. Weight: 132.11
Storage: No Data Available
Solubility: No Data Available
Stability: No Data Available
Category: Aliphatics, Pharmaceuticals, Intermediates & Fine Chemicals
Boiling Point: No Data Available
Applications: DL-Acetolactic Acid can be converted by zeolites (as catalysts) into Acetoin (A163775); a compound that is used in food flavoring and fragrances and is also found in some fruits and vegetables. DL-Acetolactic Acid can also spontaneously decompose into Diacetyl and Formic Acid (F692900) in fermentation solutions within the range pH 5-6.
Dangerous Goods Info: NA
References: Andries, M., et al.: Cerevisia, 23, 3 (1998); Mayo, B. et al.: Biotechnol. Lact. Acid Bact., 3 (2010); Oberman, H. et al.: Nahrung, 26, 615 (1982); Dutta, S.M. et al.: Ind. J. Dairy Sci., 24, 107 (1971); Ronkainen, P., et al.: Acta Chem. Scand., 24, 3404 (1970)
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