DL-Alanine Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

DL-Alanine Properties


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DL-Alanine is mainly used as a nutritional supplement and flavoring in food processing industry. It has a peculiar sweetness and can improve the taste of the artificial sweeteners.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White powder
CAS Number 302-72-7
ChEBI 16977
Chemical Composition Methanol;Ammonium Hydroxide;Ammonia;Ammonium Chloride ;Chlorine;Hexamethylenetetramine;Propionic Acid;Hydrogen Cyanide;Cyanamide;Sodium Propionate;D-Alanine;2-Chloropropionic Acid
Density 1.424 g/cm3
EINECS Number 206-126-4
HS Code 292249900
IUPAC Name Alanine
LR Assay 99.0%
Lab Grade LR
Melting Point 289 °C
Molar Mass 89.09 g/mol
Molecular Formula C3H7NO2
NFPA 704 H-2, F-1, R-0, C-NA
RTECS Number AY2980000
Solubility 166g/l
Synonyms (R,S)-2-Amino-Propionicacid;(R,S)-Alanine;Alanine, Alpha;Dl-Alpha-Aminopropionic Acid;Dl-Alpha-Aminopropionicacid;Dl-Racemicalanine;(+/-)-2-Aminopropionic Acid;2-Aminopropionic Acid