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Alfa Aesar™ Glyoxylic acid, 50% w/w aq. soln.

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298-12-4
C2H2O3
74.035
MFCD00006958
HHLFWLYXYJOTON-UHFFFAOYSA-N
glyoxylic acid,2-oxoacetic acid,oxoacetic acid,oxoethanoic acid,glyoxalic acid,formylformic acid,acetic acid, oxo,oxalaldehydic acid,glyoxylate,alpha-ketoacetic acid
760
CHEBI:16891
oxaldehydic acid
C(=O)C(=O)O
298-12-4
C2H2O3
74.035
MFCD00006958
HHLFWLYXYJOTON-UHFFFAOYSA-N
glyoxylic acid,2-oxoacetic acid,oxoacetic acid,oxoethanoic acid,glyoxalic acid,formylformic acid,acetic acid, oxo,oxalaldehydic acid,glyoxylate,alpha-ketoacetic acid
760
CHEBI:16891
oxaldehydic acid
C(=O)C(=O)O
Applications
Glyoxylic acid is used in Hopkins Cole reaction, which is used in the detection of tryptophan in proteins. It reacts with phenol to get 4-hydroxymandelic acid, which on further reaction with ammonia gives hydroxyphenylglycine, as a precursor to the drug amoxicillin. It is also used as a starting material for the preparation of 4-hydroxyphenylacetic acid, which is used to get atenolol. It is involved in the production of agrochemicals, aromas, cosmetic ingredient and pharmaceutical intermediate. It is also used in water purification and in the preservation of food. Further, it is employed as precursor in the synthesis of iron chelates. In addition to this, it serves as an intermediate of varnish material and dyes.

Solubility
Miscible with ethanol. Slightly miscible with ether and benzene. Immiscible with esters.

Notes
Incompatible with metals, alkalies, strong oxidizing agents and strong bases.
Boiling Point 111°C
Quantity 5000g
Melting Point -93°C
UN Number UN3265
Concentration or Composition (by Analyte or Components) 50% w/w aq. soln.
Formula Weight 74.04
Chemical Name or Material Glyoxylic acid

GHS H Statement
H314-H317
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.

GHS P Statement
P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Danger

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

TSCA : TSCA

Recommended Storage : 2° to 8°C