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Chemical Information
Chemical Name: Lactic acid
CAS Registry Number: 000050-21-5
Synonyms: 2-Hydroxypropanoic acid; Lactic acid [JAN]; Propanoic acid, 2-hydroxy-; Ethylidenelactic acid; Lactate; alpha-Hydroxypropionic acid

Information from other National Library of Medicine databases
Health Studies: Human Health Effects from Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB)
Toxicity Information:
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Products that contain this ingredient
BrandCategoryFormPercent
Clorox Green Works Natural Toilet Bowl Cleaner-04/01/2008Inside the Homeliquid
Lysol All Purpose 4-in-1 Disinfectant All Purpose Cleaner, OrangeInside the Homeliquid1.0-5.0
Lysol All Purpose 4-in-1 Disinfectant All Purpose Cleaner, Island Berries Inside the Homeliquid1.0-5.0
Lysol Brand II All Purpose Cleaner Complete Clean, Pump Spray, Fresh Mountain-Old Product Inside the Homeliquid1.0-5.0
Lysol Brand II All Purpose Cleaner Complete Clean, Pump Spray, Pacific Fresh-Old ProductInside the Homeliquid1.0-5.0
Method Daily Shower Pump Spray, Ylang YlangInside the Homepump spray
Scrubbing Bubbles Extend-A-Clean Bathroom Cleaner, Pump SprayInside the Homepump spray
Palmolive Ultra Pure + Clear Dish Liquid, ConcentratedInside the Homeliquid1.0-5.0
Ultra Suavitel Beach Flowers Fabric Conditioner Inside the Homeliquid
Simple Green Naturals Floor Care Pump Spray, Sparkling SpruceInside the Homepump spray
Lysol Brand III Disinfectant All Purpose Cleaner 4 in 1, Lemon Breeze, Pump SprayInside the Homepump spray1.0-5.0
Sunlight Liquid Dish Soap, Lemon ScentInside the Homeliquid
Lysol Brand PowerOns Gel Toilet Bowl Cleaner 24 oz-Old ProductInside the Homegel1.0-3.0
Method Lil Bowl Blu, Planet Friendly Toilet Bowl CleanerInside the Homeliquid
Lysol Brand II Disinfectant All Purpose Cleaner, 4 in 1, Lemon Breeze, Pump Spray-12/02/2008Inside the Homepump spray3.2
Lysol All Purpose 4-in-1 Disinfectant All Purpose Cleaner, Pacific Fresh-07/09/2010Inside the Homeliquid1.0-5.0
Lysol Brand II All Purpose Cleaner Complete Clean, Pump Spray, Lemon-Old ProductInside the Homeliquid1.0-5.0
Lysol Brand II All Purpose Cleaner Complete Clean, Pump Spray, Lemon Breeze-Old ProductInside the Homeliquid1.0-5.0
Method Lil' Bowl Blu, Natural Toilet Bowl Cleaner, Eucalyptus MintInside the Homeliquid
Scrubbing Bubbles Mini Concentrate Refill, Bathroom CleanerInside the Homeliquid
Palmolive Ultra Dish Liquid, Antibacterial, OrangeInside the Homeliquid
Ultra Suavitel Aroma Sensations Enchantment Fabric Conditioner Inside the Homeliquid
Ultra Suavitel Field Flowers Fabric ConditionerInside the Homeliquid
Lysol Brand III Disinfectant All Purpose Cleaner 4 in 1, Pacific Fresh, Pump SprayInside the Homepump spray1.0-5.0
Windex Multi-Surface Antibacterial-11/01/2012Inside the Homepump spray
Snuggle Ultra Blue Sparkle Fabric SoftenerInside the Homeliquid
Helmut Lang Men Eau de Cologne Spray-Old ProductPersonal careliquid
HERVE LEGER by Herve Leger For Women-Old ProductPersonal careliquid
Hugo Boss Baldessarini After Shave Balm-Old ProductPersonal careliquid
Hugo Boss Ladies Eau de Toilette-Old ProductPersonal careliquid
Lacoste Pour Femme Eau de Parfum-Old ProductPersonal careliquid
Lacoste Pour Homme Aftershave Splash-Old ProductPersonal careliquid
Laura Biagiotti Emotion Eau de Parfum Spray-Old ProductPersonal careliquid
LAURA by Laura Biagiotti-Old ProductPersonal careliquid
ROMA For Men By Laura Biagiotti-Old ProductPersonal careliquid
TEMPORE UOMO For Men by Laura Biagiotti-Old ProductPersonal careliquid
VENEZIA Eau de Toilette For Women by Laura Biagiotti-Old ProductPersonal careliquid
Aussie Mega Spray Gel-09/11/2002Personal carepump spray
Boss No.1 Cologne by Hugo Boss for Men-03/01/2008Personal careliquid
EMOTION for Women by Laura Biagiotti-03/01/2008-discontinuedPersonal careliquid
Giorgio Beverly Hills So You Eau De Parfum Spray-03/01/2008Personal careliquid
Helmut Lang Men Eau de Cologne-03/01/2008-discontinuedPersonal careliquid
Herve Leger by Herve Leger for Women-03/01/2008Personal careliquid
Lacoste Pour Femme Eau de Parfum-03/01/2008Personal careliquid
Laura by Laura Biagiotti -03/01/2008Personal careliquid
TEMPORE UOMO for Men by Laura Biagiotti -03/01/2008Personal careliquid
VENEZIA Eau de Toilette for Men by Laura Biagiotti -03/01/2008Personal careliquid
Lacoste Pour Homme Eau de Toilette Vapo-03/01/2008Personal careliquid
Hugo Boss Ladies Eau de Toilette-03/01/2008Personal careliquid
Helmut Lang Curion for Men After Shave Lotion-03/01/2008-discontinuedPersonal careliquid
Hugo Boss Baldessarini After Shave-03/01/2008Personal careliquid
ROMA for Men by Laura Biagiotti -03/01/2008Personal careliquid
John Frieda Brilliant Brunette Light Reflecting Conditioner with Light Enhancers, Amber to MaplePersonal careliquid
John Frieda Brilliant Brunette Light Reflecting Moisturizing Conditioner with Light Enhancers, AmberPersonal careliquid
John Frieda Luxurious Volume Full Splendor ConditionerPersonal careliquid
John Frieda Sheer Blonde Glistening Perfection Moisturizing Conditioner with Light Enhancers, PlatinPersonal careliquid
Method Foaming Hand Wash, Sea MineralPersonal careliquid
Olay ProX Age Repair Lotion with SPF 30Personal careliquid
Olay ProX Eye Restoration Complex CreamPersonal careliquid
Olay ProX Wrinkle Smoothing CreamPersonal careliquid
Revlon Vitamin C Absolutes, Daily Radiance Cream, SPF 15Personal carecream
Vaseline Intensive Care Dry Skin Lotion, Total MoisturePersonal careliquid
Vaseline Intensive Care Light Body Lotion, Aloe Cool and FreshPersonal careliquid
Vaseline Body Lotion, Hydrating AloePersonal careliquid
Vaseline Intensive Care Healthy Hand and Nail Conditioning LotionPersonal careliquid
Vaseline Intensive Care Active Firming Deep Smoothing LotionPersonal careliquid
Rogaine, Mens 5 Percent Topical Aerosol FoamPersonal careaerosol
AXE Lure Conditioner, Just SoftPersonal careliquid
Dove Damage Therapy Revival Conditioner with Pomegranate and Lemon VerbenaPersonal careliquid
Suave Naturals Conditioner, Mango MandarinPersonal careliquid
Herbal Essences Tousle Me Softly Spray GelPersonal careliquid
Seventh Generation Baby Lotion-02/23/2012Personal careliquid<1.0
Clairol Natural Instincts for Men Haircolor, Black-Old ProductPersonal carekitColorant
Clairol Natural Instincts for Men Haircolor, Brown Black-Old ProductPersonal carekitConditioner
Clairol Natural Instincts for Men Haircolor, Dark Blonde-Old ProductPersonal carekitColorant
Vaseline Intensive Care Solutions Young Hands Lotion-discontinuedPersonal carecream
AXE Natural Look Hair Cream With Tea Tree ExtractPersonal carewax
Vaseline Intensive Care Solutions Smooth Feet-discontinuedPersonal carecream
Dove Hair Therapy Conditioner, Color Care With Vibrant ColorPersonal careliquid
New Formula Vaseline Brand Intensive Care Lotion-Old ProductPersonal carepaste
Dove Hair Therapy Style+Care Nourishing Curls, Whipped Cream Mousse, AerosolPersonal careaerosol
Vaseline Brand Intensive Care Lotion-Alpha Hydro-discontinuedPersonal careliquid
TRESemme Keratin Smooth Infusing Conditioner for Smooth, Easy to Style HairPersonal careliquid
Pure Elements Structure GelPersonal caregel
TRESemme Platinum Strength Strengthening Conditioner, Renewing ComplexPersonal careliquid
Imina Restructuring Serum Leave In Conditioner-Old ProductPersonal careliquid
Vaseline Spray & Go Moisturizer, Cocoa Radiant, AerosolPersonal careaerosol
Aveeno Diaper Rash CreamPersonal carecream
Vaseline Total Moisture Clean Feeling Body LotionPersonal careliquid
Nivea for Men Face Cleansing, Double Action Face WashPersonal caretube
Pantene Pro V Essentials Natural Body Booster Spray-Old ProductPersonal carepump spray
PCA-Skin Facial Wash Oily-ProblemPersonal careliquid
TEN O SIX Medicated Deep Pore CleanserPersonal careliquid
PCA-Skin pHaze 1 Facial Wash for Oily or Problem SkinPersonal careliquid
Clairol Natural Instincts for Men Haircolor, Dark Brown-Old ProductPersonal carekitColorant
Clairol Natural Instincts for Men Haircolor, Light Brown-Old ProductPersonal carekitColorant
Clairol Natural Instincts for Men Haircolor, Lightest Brown-Old ProductPersonal carekitColorant
Clairol Natural Instincts for Men Haircolor, Medium Blonde-Old ProductPersonal carekitConditioner
Clairol Natural Instincts for Men Haircolor, Medium Brown-Old ProductPersonal carekitColorant
Clairol Natural Instincts Haircolor, Level 2, Desert Sunrise-15-Old ProductPersonal carekitConditioner
Clairol Natural Instincts Haircolor, Level 2, Coastal Dune-09N-Old ProductPersonal carekitConditioner
Clairol Natural Instincts Haircolor, Level 2, Sedona Sunset-16RG-Old ProductPersonal carekitColorant
Clairol Natural Instincts Haircolor, Level 2, Hazelnut-20-Old ProductPersonal carekitConditioner
Clairol Natural Instincts Haircolor, Level 2, Nutmeg-28-Old ProductPersonal carekitConditioner
Johnsons Diaper Rash Cream with Zinc OxidePersonal careliquid
Hugo Boss Eau de Toilette Natural Spray-Old ProductPersonal carepump spray
Aussie Real Volume Styling Whip-Old ProductPersonal careaerosol foam
Aire by Giorgio of Beverly Hills Eau de Toilette Spray-Old ProductPersonal careliquid
Boss Elements After Shave-Old ProductPersonal careliquid
Boss No. 6 Cologne by Hugo Boss For Men-Old ProductPersonal careliquid
G BY GIORGIO-Old ProductPersonal careliquid
Giorgio Beverly Hills So You Eau de Toilette Spray-Old ProductPersonal careliquid
HELMUT LANG Eau de Parfum Spray For Men-Old ProductPersonal careliquid
Helmut Lang Women Parfum Bottle-Old ProductPersonal careliquid
Hugo Boss Baldessarini After Shave-Old ProductPersonal careliquid
Hugo Boss Baldessarini Eau de Cologne Spray-Old ProductPersonal careliquid
Hugo Dark Blue Men Eau de Toilette-Old ProductPersonal careliquid
Lacoste Pour Homme Aftershave Balm-Old ProductPersonal careliquid
Lacoste Pour Homme Eau de Toilette Vapo-Old ProductPersonal careliquid
Laura Biagiotti Laura Eau de Toilette Spray-Old ProductPersonal careliquid
ROMA by Laura Biagiotti WOMENS EDT SPRAY-Old ProductPersonal careliquid
TEMPORE For Women by Laura Biagiotti-Old ProductPersonal careliquid
VENEZIA Eau de Toilette For Men by Laura Biagiotti-Old ProductPersonal careliquid
Baldessarini Men's Eau de Cologne Spray-03/01/2008Personal careliquid
Boss No.6 Cologne by Hugo Boss for Men-03/01/2008Personal careliquid
G BY GIORGIO-03/01/2008Personal careliquid
Helmut Lang Eau de Parfum Spray for Men-03/01/2008-discontinuedPersonal careliquid
Helmut Lang Women Parfum Bottle-03/01/2008-discontinuedPersonal careliquid
Hugo Boss Baldessarini Eau de Cologne Spray-03/01/2008Personal careliquid
Laura Biagiotti Emotion Eau de Parfum Spray-03/01/2008-discontinuedPersonal careliquid
TEMPORE for Women by Laura Biagiotti -03/01/2008Personal careliquid
VENEZIA Eau de Toilette for Women by Laura Biagiotti -03/01/2008Personal careliquid
Laura Biagiotti Laura Eau de Toilette Spray-03/01/2008Personal careliquid
Hugo Boss Dark Blue Men Eau de Toilette-03/01/2008Personal careliquid
Giorgio Beverly Hills So You Eau de Toilette-03/01/2008Personal careliquid
Helmut Lang Men After Shave Lotion-03/01/2008-discontinuedPersonal careliquid
ROMA by Laura Biagiotti Womens EDT Spray-03/01/2008Personal careliquid
Herbal Essences Set Me Up Spray Gel, Extra HoldPersonal caregel
John Frieda Brilliant Brunette Light Reflecting Daily Conditioner with Light Enhancers, Chestnut to Personal careliquid
John Frieda Brilliant Brunette Light Reflecting Moisturizing Conditioner with Light Enhancers, ChestPersonal careliquid
John Frieda Sheer Blonde Glistening Perfection Daily Conditioner with Light Enhancers, Honey to CaraPersonal careliquid
John Frieda Sheer Blonde Glistening Perfection Daily Conditioner with Light Enhancers, Platinum to CPersonal careliquid
Olay ProX Deep Wrinkle TreatmentPersonal careliquid
Olay ProX Hydra Firming CreamPersonal careliquid
Jergens Skin Smoothing Lotion for Extra Dry Skin, with Beta & Alpha HydroxyPersonal careliquid
Revlon Vitamin C Absolutes, Oil Free Radiance Lotion, SPF 15Personal careliquid
Dove Conditioner, Color Repair TherapyPersonal careliquid
Vaseline Total Moisture Conditioning Body LotionPersonal careliquid
Vaseline Cocoa Butter Deep Conditioning Body Lotion with Cocoa Butter and Vitamin EPersonal careliquid
Vaseline Total Moisture Conditioning Body Lotion with Vitamins E and APersonal careliquid
Vaseline Intensive Care Renewal Age-Redefining Body LotionPersonal careliquid
Ponds Rejuveness Anti-Wrinkle CreamPersonal carecream
Dove Damage Therapy Nourishing Oil Care Leave-In Smoothing CreamPersonal carecream
Soft & Beautiful Just for Me! 2-in-1 Conditioning Detangler SprayPersonal careliquid
Suave Naturals Conditioner, Refreshing Waterfall MistPersonal careliquid
Cover Girl NatureLuxe Silk Foundation, All ShadesPersonal careliquid
Pantene Pro-V Curly Hair Style Curl Enhancing Spray Gel Personal caregel
Clairol Natural Instincts for Men Haircolor, Black-Old ProductPersonal carekitColorant
Clairol Natural Instincts for Men Haircolor, Brown Black-Old ProductPersonal carekitConditione
Ponds Age Defying Prevent & Correct Lotion-discontinuedPersonal careliquid
Vaseline Intensive Care Solutions Manicure Lotion-discontinuedPersonal careliquid
Dove Hair Therapy Color Care Leave On ConditionerPersonal careliquid
Revlon Vitamin C Absolutes Refreshing TonicPersonal careliquid
Dove Hair Therapy Nourishing Oil Care ConditionerPersonal careliquid
Pure Elements (New) Daily Detangler ConditioningPersonal careliquid
Dove Pro Age Cream Oil Beauty Body LotionPersonal carecream
Jumping Curls-discontinuedPersonal carepump spray
TRESemme Platinum Strength Renewing Deep Conditioning Treatment, Renewing ComplexPersonal careliquid
Pure Elements Hydrating Conditioner-Dry, PermedPersonal careliquid
Vaseline Spray & Go Moisturizer, Total Moisture, AerosolPersonal careaerosol
Dove Ultra Moisturizing Body WashPersonal careliquid
Vaseline Spray & Go Moisturizer, Aloe Fresh, AerosolPersonal careaerosol
Paul Mitchell Baby Don't Cry ShampooPersonal careliquid
Pantene Pro V Essentials Hair Revival Cream-Old ProductPersonal carepaste
Dove Hair Therapy Color Care Daily Treatment ConditionerPersonal careliquid
Pantene Pro V Essentials, Daily Strengthening Complex-2-Old ProductPersonal carepaste
PCA-Skin Hydrator Plus SPF 30 Broad-Spectrum UVA/UVB Sunscreen pHaze 6+Personal careliquid
Clairol Natural Instincts for Men Haircolor, Dark Blonde-Old ProductPersonal carekitColorant
Durex Play UtopiaPersonal caregel
Clairol Natural Instincts for Men Haircolor, Dark Brown-Old ProductPersonal carekitColorant
Clairol Natural Instincts for Men Haircolor, Light Brown-Old ProductPersonal carekitColorant
Clairol Natural Instincts for Men Haircolor, Lightest Brown-Old ProductPersonal carekitColorant
Clairol Natural Instincts for Men Haircolor, Medium Blonde-Old ProductPersonal carekitConditione
Clairol Natural Instincts for Men Haircolor, Medium Brown-Old ProductPersonal carekitColorant
Clairol Natural Instincts Haircolor, Level 2, Desert Sunrise-15-Old ProductPersonal carekitConditione
Clairol Natural Instincts Haircolor, Level 2, Coastal Dune-09N-Old ProductPersonal carekitConditione
Clairol Natural Instincts Haircolor, Level 2, Sedona Sunset-16RG-Old ProductPersonal carekitColorant
Clairol Natural Instincts Haircolor, Level 2, Hazelnut-20-Old ProductPersonal carekitConditione
Clairol Natural Instincts Haircolor, Level 2, Nutmeg-28-Old ProductPersonal carekitConditione
Boss Elements Eau de Toilette-Old ProductPersonal careliquid
Clairol 3 in 1 Mousse Maximum Hold-Old ProductPersonal caregel
Aussie Maximum Hold Mousse-Old ProductPersonal careaerosol foam
Baldessarini Men's Eau de Cologne Spray-Old ProductPersonal careliquid
Boss No. 1 Cologne by Hugo Boss For Men-Old ProductPersonal careliquid
EMOTION For Women By Laura Biagiotti-Old ProductPersonal careliquid
Giorgio Beverly Hills So You Eau de Parfum Spray-Old ProductPersonal careliquid
Helmut Lang Curion for Men Aftershave Lotion-Old ProductPersonal careliquid
Helmut Lang Men After Shave Lotion-Old ProductPersonal careliquid
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