Product Name: Levulinic Acid
Synonym: 2-Acetopropionicacid;Levulinic acid 4-oxopentanoic acid;
|Appearance||Colourless to light yellow transparent liquid or crystal|
|Heavy Metal ppm||≤10|
Levulinic acid is an organic compound with the molecular formula of C5H8O3. Easily soluble in water and some organic solvents, but insoluble in gasoline, kerosene, turpentine, carbon tetrachloride, etc. Atmospheric distillation almost does not decompose, and if heated for a long time, it will lose water and form unsaturated γ- Lactone.
1.It is used as raw material of medicine, perfume and coating, and as solvent
2.As a biochemical reagent, it is also used in the biochemical research of organic synthesis.
3.Manufacture esters and drugs. Inhibitors of chlorophyll synthesis.
Store in a cool, ventilated and dry place.