Pyruvic acid CAS 127-17-3

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Chemical Name: Pyruvic acid

CAS No.: 127-17-3 Molecular Fomula: C3H4O3

Chemical Structure:

Molecular weight:88.06

Appearance:slight yellow liquid


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Pyruvic acid

Pyruvic acid is involved in biochemical synthesis and metabolic processes of carbohydrates, lipids, and amino acids in the body.

Pyruvic acid is highly reactive and also functions as an important intermediate in fine chemicals such as substrate for the synthesis of pharmaceuticals, agricultural chemicals, etc.

TOPICAL: For aging skin, a 50% pyruvic acid peel applied once weekly for 4 weeks has been used.

CAS NO.:  127-17-3

Molecular Formula:  C3H4O3

Molecular Weight:  88.06

Dangerous Goods: Class 8 UN3265

Assay: 98% (Titration)

Packing: Type II UN marked packing: 25kg HDPE drum or 200kg steel-plastic drum


Items Specifications
Appearance slight yellow liquid
Assay ≥98.00%
Acetic acid ≤2.0%
Water ≤1.0%
Heavy metals ≤10ppm
As ≤1ppm


Pyruvic acidApplications

1.Used in organic synthesis

2.Fungicide probenazole intermediate.

3.Used as pharmaceutical raw materials and food additives

4.It is the main raw material for the production of tryptophan, phenylalanine and vitamin B. It is the raw material for biosynthesis of L-dopa and the initiator of ethylene polymer.

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Pyruvic acidStorage

Stored in a cool dry and ventilated place away from heat and sunlight

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