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Lactic Acid

General Description

  • Synonyms: 2-Hydroxypropanoic acid
  • OSHA IMIS Code Number: H159
  • Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number: 50-21-5
  • NIOSH Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) Identification Number: OD2800000

Monitoring Methods used by OSHA

Primary Laboratory Sampling/Analytical Method (SLC1):
  • Charcoal Tube (100/50 mg sections)
  • maximum volume: 800 Liters
  • maximum flow rate: 2.0 L/min
  • current analytical method: Ion Chromatography; IC
  • analytical solvent: 0.01N NaOH
  • method reference: (OSHA In-House File)
  • method classification: Not Validated

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