Lactide is a lactone cyclic di-ester, derived from lactic acid, and has three stereoisomers (L,L-Lactide; D,D-Lactide; and D,L-Lactide). All forms are colorless or white solids, solubles in chloroform and methanol, and slightly soluble in benzene. Upon contact with water, it is hydrolysed to lactic acid.
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