Sodium Lactate Excipient | Uses, Suppliers, and Specifications
Sodium Lactate is Sodium 2-hydroxypropanoate, an organic sodium salt of lactic acid (chemical formula C3H5NaO3). It is a naturally-occurring substance although for practical reasons it is produced by the fermentation of sugars. Sodium lactate is supplied as a as a clear and colourless viscous liquid. It exhibits no perceptible odour although it has a saline taste.
Pharmacopoeia Compliance: Ph.Eur; USP-NF; JPE
Synonyms and Trade Names: Sodium Lactate; E325; 2-Hydroxypropanoic Acid Monosodium Salt; Lactic Acid Monosodium Salt; Lactic Acid Sodium Salt; Sodium Hydroxypropsonare; E353; Patlac; Purasal; Ritalac NAL
Uses and Applications: Buffering Agent; Antimicrobial Agent; Humectant
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