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Alfa Aesar™ Glycolic acid, 98%

$84.66 - $84.66

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 79-14-1
Molecular Formula C2H4O3
Linear Formula HOCH2CO2H
Formula Weight 76.05
MDL Number MFCD00004312
UN Number UN3261
Beilstein 1209322
Merck Index 14,4498
Synonym Hydroxyacetic acid
Chemical Name or Material Glycolic acid
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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
Hydroxyacetic acid
C2H4O3
76.05
UN3261
14,4498
Glycolic acid

Specifications

79-14-1
C2H4O3
76.05
UN3261
14,4498
Unpleasant
2
Glycolic acid
98%
HOCH2CO2H
MFCD00004312
1209322
Hydroxyacetic acid
74° to 80°C
100g
98%

Safety and Handling

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. Continue rinsing.
IF exposed or if you feel unwell: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.

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