Lactose (milk Sugar)

CAS#: 63-42-3

Synonyms:  4-0-Beta-d- galactopyranosyl-d-glucose; milk sugar; saccharum lactis; D-(+) Lactose

Uses: Pharmacy; infant foods; bacteriology; baking and confectionery; margarine and buttter manufacture; manufacture of penicillin, yeast, edible protein, and riboflavin; culture media; adsorbent in chromatography.

Hazard:  Irritating to the skin and eyes on contact.  Inhalation will cause irritation to the lungs and mucus membrane.  Irritation to the eyes will cause watering and redness.