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(±)-Mandelic Acid, 99%, Alfa Aesar™

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar A1422336

Quantity 500g

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Catalog No. AAA1422336


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Description

Applications
Mandelic acid is used in the pharmaceutical industry as an antibacterial to treat urinary tract infections. It acts as a precursor for making various drugs. It is also used as an oral antibiotic. Mandelic acid peels are widely used for treating damaged skin due to its less penetrating and irritating property. Enantiomeric resolution of (±)-Mandelic acid is performed by using the chiral amine (1R,2S)-(-)-ephedrine followed by acidification to prepare (R)-( -)-Mandelic acid.

Solubility
Soluble in water, diethyl ether, ethanol and isopropanol.

Notes
Hydrophobic and light sensitive. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and reducing agents.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

99%
C8H8O3
152.15
(±)-Mandelic Acid

Specifications

90-64-2
C8H8O3
MFCD00064250
14,5717
(±)-Mandelic Acid
99%
152.15
510011
500g
99%

Safety and Handling

GHS H Statement
H318

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

Danger

RTECSNumber : OO6300000

TSCA : TSCA

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