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Pyruvic acid

Pyruvic acid
Pyruvic acid
Product Code : AZ543
Product Description

 Name:  Pyruvic acid
Synonyms:  Pyroracemic acid; alpha-Ketopropionic acid; 2-Oxopropanoic acid 
Molecular Formula:  C3H4O3
Molecular Weight:  88.06
CAS Number:  127-17-3
EINECS:  204-824-3
Pyruvic acid is a low mole weight alpha keto acid (ketone along with carboxylic acid). Pyruvic acid contains a ketone bond on the carbon atom next to the acid group. If the ketone is on the second carbon next to the acid group, it is called beta-keto acid.
Pyruvic acid is the main material for producing tryptophan, benzendrine, macaroon as well as vitamin B. Pyruvic acid is the material of which L-dopamine can be composed (Dopamlne is a medical treatment for parkinsonism). What's more, Pyruvic acid is the starting medicament of polyvinyl and often used to make material for protecting grain.
Specification

Product name
 Pyruvic acid
 
Test Items
 Specifications
 
Appearance
 Slight yellow liquid
 
Particle size
 90% Min pass 40mesh
 
Assay
 98.0% Min
 
Acetic acid
 2.0% Max
 
Loss on drying
 1.0% Max
 
Heavy metals
 10ppm Max
 
Arsenic
 1ppm Max
 

Packing:  25 or 200 litre plastic barrel.
Storage:   Stored in a dry and cool place, keep away from strong light and heat.
Shelf life: Two years when stored properly in a well-closed container.
 

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