Polylactic acid

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Description

A biodegradable a thermoplactic polyester made from renewable resources, such as corn starch, cassava roots, or surgarcane.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Poly(lactic) acid; PLA; polylactide

Other Properties

Soluble in chlorinated solvents, hot benzene, tetrahydrofuran and dioxane. Insoluble in water.

CAS 26100-51-6
Melting Point 150-160 C
Density 1.210-1.430

Hazards and Safety

AMPolymer.com: MSDS

Sources Checked for Data in Record

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