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Glycolic acid, 98%

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar A1251136

Quantity 500g

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Catalog No. AAA1251136


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Specifications

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.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

79-14-1
HOCH2CO2H
MFCD00004312
1209322
Glycolic Acid
HOCH2CO2H
76.05
UN3261
14,4498

Specifications

79-14-1
HOCH2CO2H
76.05
UN3261
14,4498
500g
98%
98%
HOCH2CO2H
MFCD00004312
1209322
1.49
Glycolic Acid

Safety and Handling

SDS & Safety Documents

GHS H Statement
H314-H318-H302-H332

GHS P Statement
P280-P305+P351+P338-P309-P310

Danger

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE SOLID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S.

RTECSNumber : MC5250000

TSCA : TSCA

storageNote1 : Hygroscopic

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