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Substance Name: Poly(lactic acid)
RN: 26100-51-6

Note

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Classification Code

  • TSCA Flag XU (Exempt from Reporting under Chemical Data Reporting Rule)

Molecular Formula

  • (C3-H6-O3)x-

Molecular Weight

  • 90.0774
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Poly(lactic acid)

Synonyms

  • HSDB 8244
  • Polactide
  • Polylactic acid

Systematic Names

  • Propanoic acid, 2-hydroxy-, (+-)-, homopolymer
  • Propanoic acid, 2-hydroxy-, homopolymer

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 26100-51-6

Other Registry Numbers

  • 1104201-86-6
  • 1148011-07-7
  • 1384255-85-9
  • 31587-11-8
  • 947236-64-8

System Generated Number

  • 0026100516

Molecular Formulas

Molecular Formula

  • (C3-H6-O3)x-

Molecular Formula Fragments

  • C3-H6-O3
  • COMPONENT

Structure Descriptors

Smiles

C([C@@H](O)C)(=O)O