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(R)-3-phenyllactic acid
Product details

D-(+)-Phenyllactic acid [7326-19-4]

Name

D-(+)-Phenyllactic acid

Synonyms

(R)-3-Phenyllactic acid; (R)-2-Hydroxy-3-phenylpropionic acid

Molecular Formula

C9H10O3

Molecular Weight

166.17

CAS Registry Number

7326-19-4

EINECS

230-803-3

Melting point

121-125 ºC

alpha

18.5 º (c=1, MeOH)

 

Application:

D-(+)-3-Phenyllactic acid is a chiral building block that is used in preparation of statine. Starting material in preparation of the hypoglycemic agent enlitazone and of (15)N-labeled phenylalanine.

 

Potential Health Effects

Eye:

May cause eye irritation.

Skin:

May cause skin irritation. May be harmful if absorbed through the skin.

Ingestion:

May cause irritation of the digestive tract. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated. May be harmful if swallowed.

Inhalation:

May cause respiratory tract irritation. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated. May be harmful if inhaled.

Chronic:

No information found.