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ethyl lactate

[¦eth·əl ′lak‚tāt]
(organic chemistry)
CH3CHOHCOOC2H5 A colorless liquid that boils at 154°C, has a mild odor, and is miscible with water and organic solvents such as alcohols, ketones, esters, and hydrocarbons; used as a flavoring and as a solvent for cellulose compounds such as nitrocellulose, cellulose acetate, and cellulose ethers. Also known as ethyl-2-hydroxypropionate.
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Novolak solutions in methanol and ethyl lactate were fractionated by ultracentrifugation and liquid-liquid centrifugation (using water and hexane as non-solvents), resulting in high yield, low polydispersity (high [M.
Ethyl lactate is a high performance, environmentally friendly green solvent that can successfully replace hundreds of millions of pounds of toxic petroleum-based chemical compounds used in the world today.
Ethyl lactate is 100% biodegradable -- it simply decomposes into carbon dioxide and water.
Ethyl lactate is derived from lactide and ethanol, which are both annually renewable resource-based raw materials originating from corn.
We believe that this agreement means there will now be a large scale and secure supply of a consistently ultra-pure grade ethyl lactate for the microelectronics market," said Laura Gigas, solvents product manager for the Electronic Chemicals Division of Ashland Specialty Chemical Company.