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Glycolic acid, 98%, Thermo Scientific™

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Quantity:
100g
500g
79-14-1
C2H4O3
76.051
MFCD00004312
AEMRFAOFKBGASW-UHFFFAOYSA-N
glycolic acid, hydroxyacetic acid, glycollic acid, hydroxyethanoic acid, acetic acid, hydroxy, glycolate, caswell no. 470, alpha-hydroxyacetic acid, kyselina glykolova, kyselina glykolova czech
757
CHEBI:17497
2-hydroxyacetic acid
C(C(=O)O)O
79-14-1
C2H4O3
76.051
MFCD00004312
AEMRFAOFKBGASW-UHFFFAOYSA-N
glycolic acid, hydroxyacetic acid, glycollic acid, hydroxyethanoic acid, acetic acid, hydroxy, glycolate, caswell no. 470, alpha-hydroxyacetic acid, kyselina glykolova, kyselina glykolova czech
757
CHEBI:17497
2-hydroxyacetic acid
C(C(=O)O)O

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.

This Thermo Scientific brand product was originally part of the Alfa Aesar product portfolio. Some documentation and label information may refer to the legacy brand. The original Alfa Aesar product / item code or SKU reference has not changed as a part of the brand transition to Thermo Scientific.

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.
Assay Percent Range 98%
Linear Formula HOCH2CO2H
UN Number UN3261
Beilstein 1209322
Merck Index 14,4498
Solubility Information Soluble in water,methanol,diethyl ether,acetone,acetic acid and ethyl acetate.
Formula Weight 76.05
Percent Purity 98%
Density 1.49
Melting Point 74°C to 80°C
Quantity 500g
Sensitivity Hygroscopic
Chemical Name or Material Glycolic Acid
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GHS H Statement
H314-H318-H302-H332

P260-P264b-P271-P280-P301+P330+P331-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P363-P501c

H314-H332-H335

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

EINECSNumber : 201-180-5

RTECSNumber : MC5250000

TSCA : Yes

storageNote1 : Hygroscopic

Recommended Storage : Ambient temperatures; Store under Nitrogen

RUO – Research Use Only