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NNFCC Renewable Chemicals Factsheet: Lactic Acid

This factsheet gives an overview of the current and potential market for biorenewable lactic acid.

Author L Nattrass, Dr A Higson; NNFCC
Published 03 Feb 2010
Industry Biorefining Biobased Products
Download   NNFCC Renewable Chemicals Factsheet: Lactic Acid (PDF, 134 kB)
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Summary

Lactic acid is a bulk chemical demonstrating strong market growth. Global production capacity is over 500,000 tonnes with current production between 300,000-400,000 tonnes per year.

This factsheet covers the current applications, potential market growth, production route from biomass, environmental performance and manufacturers of lactic acid.

More information, please contact:

Dr Adrian Higson
Lead Consultant - Biobased Products
Tel:+44 (0)1904 435182 a.higson@nnfcc.co.uk

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