Levulinic Acid

Levulinic Acid

 

  1. Basic Information
Product name Levulinic acid
CAS No. 123-76-2
EINECS No. 204-649-2
Molecular Formula: C5H8O3
Molecular Weight: 116.12
Structural Formula:  

 

  1. Technical Specification
Item Specification
Purity 99% min
Appearance Clear Colorless Liquid
Cl- 20ppm
SO42- 20ppm
Moisture <1%
Color by Gardener <1
Fe+ <3 ppm

 

  1. Application field

Levulinic acid is mainly used as an intermediate for medicines, agricultural chemical and organic synthesis.

Levulinic acid is raw material of perfume

Levulinic acid is nowadays used more and more for its antimicrobiological properties in cosmetic products, in combination with other listed preservatives.

Levulinic acid is modifier and solvent of plastics.

Levulinic acid is additive of polymer, paints and lubricating oil.

  1. Packing

Standard packaging includes the following:

25kg per drum or 200kg per drum, Other package sizes are available upon request.

 

  1. Storage

Store in a well-ventilated, cool, dry area, out of direct sunlight. Keep containers tightly closed when not in use.

 

  1. Period of validity

36 months