Glycolic acid, 98%

Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar A1251136

Quantity 500g

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    Chemical Identifiers

    CAS 79-14-1
    Molecular Formula HOCH2CO2H
    Linear Formula HOCH2CO2H
    Formula Weight 76.05g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00004312
    UN Number UN3261
    Beilstein 1209322
    Merck Index 14,4498
    Chemical Name or Material Glycolic Acid

    Specifications

    Density 1.49
    Quantity 500g
    CAS 79-14-1
    Assay Percent Range 98%
    Molecular Formula HOCH2CO2H
    Linear Formula HOCH2CO2H
    Formula Weight 76.05g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00004312
    UN Number UN3261
    Beilstein 1209322
    Merck Index 14,4498
    Health Hazard 1 Danger
    Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
    H314-H318-H302-H332
    Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
    Causes serious eye damage.
    Harmful if swallowed.
    Harmful if inhaled.
    Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
    P280-P305+P351+P338-P309-P310
    Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
    IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Cont
    Storage Note 1 Hygroscopic
    DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE SOLID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
    RTECS Number MC5250000
    TSCA TSCA
    Chemical Name or Material Glycolic Acid
    Assay 98%

    Description

    Applications
    Glycolic acid is used for acne and anti-aging treatment. It is also employed in the textile industry as a dyeing and tanning agent. It is used in emulsion polymers, solvents and additives for ink and paints. It is also useful as an intermediate for organic synthesis such as redox reactions, esterification and long chain polymerization. It acts as a monomer in the preparation of polyglycolic acid and other biocompatible copolymers. Further, it is used as a preservative and flavoring agent in organic synthesis. It is also used in adhesives and plastics.

    Solubility
    Soluble in water, methanol, diethyl ether, acetone, acetic acid and ethyl acetate.

    Notes
    Hygroscopic. Incompatible with bases, oxidizing agents and reducing agents.

    GHS H Statement
    H314-H318-H302-H332
    Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
    Causes serious eye damage.
    Harmful if swallowed.
    Harmful if inhaled.

    GHS P Statement
    P280-P305+P351+P338-P309-P310
    Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
    IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Cont

    Hygroscopic

    Danger

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