Lactic Acid 88% Supplier & Distributor

Lactic Acid, 88% Technical Grade

Manufacturer, Supplier And Distributor   CAS #: 79-33-4 (General: 50-21-5)

Hawkins is where to buy Tech Grade Lactic Acid, 88%. Hawkins carries Lactic Acid, 88% in bulk and in multiple package sizes.

Tech Grade Lactic Acid, 88% can be used in place of, or in conjunction with, Acetic Acid and Hydrochloric Acid in both matrix and fracture acidizing. Hawkins can also custom blend Lactic Acid and Acetic acids for individual applications.


Tech Grade Lactic Acid General Characteristics:

  • Appearance: Transparent yellow-brown solution
  • Chemical Formula: C3H6O3
  • Molecular Weight: 90.08
  • CAS#: 79-33-4 (General: 50-21-5)
  • Shelf Life: 1,095 days
  • Storage Recommendation: 55 – 95° F


Component Specification
Lactic Acid, wt. % 87.1 – 92.4
Identification, Lactate Passes Test
Chloride, wt.% ≤ 0.1
Cyanide, ppm ≤ 5
Iron, ppm ≤ 10
Lead, ppm ≤ 0.5
Sulfate, wt. % ≤ 0.25
Sugars Passes Test
Citric, Oxalic, Phosphoric, or Tartaric Acid Passes Test
Residue on Ignition (Sulfated Ash), wt. % ≤ 0.1
Isomeric Purity ≥ 95% L (+)
Water Balance


Hawkins Inc. is a domestic company.  We are a Tech Grade, Lactic Acid, 88% manufacturer, supplier and distributor. Our customers depend on Hawkins for a consistent and cost-effective supply of  Lactic Acid. Hawkins has a team dedicated to ensuring the quality of the Lactic Acid, 88% we supply.

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