PYRUVIC ACID

CAS Number : 127-17-3
FEMA Number : 2970
Formula : C3 H4 O3
Molecular Weight : 88.06248000
Appearance : colorless to pale yellow green clear viscous liquid (est)
Food Chemicals Codex Listed : No
Assay : 95.00 to 100.00
Specific Gravity : 1.26200 to 1.27200 @ 25.00 °C
Refractive Index : 1.42400 to 1.43200 @ 20.00 °C
Boiling Point : 164.00 to 166.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point : 65.00 °C. @ 12.00 mm Hg
Melting Point : 11.00 to 13.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Odor Description : sour acetic Could be used very sparingly in appropriate applications.
Taste Description : Characteristic brown sugar, caramel, and rum.