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Alfa Aesar™ Glycolic acid, 98%

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Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Glycolic acid
CAS 79-14-1
Molecular Formula C2H4O3
Linear Formula HOCH2CO2H
Formula Weight 76.05g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00004312
UN Number UN3261
Beilstein 1209322
Merck Index 14,4498
Synonym Hydroxyacetic acid
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A12511-22
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A12511-36
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Odor Unpleasant
Melting Point 74° to 80°C
pH 2
Quantity 100g
Chemical Name or Material Glycolic acid
CAS 79-14-1
Assay 98%
Assay Percent Range 98%
Molecular Formula C2H4O3
Linear Formula HOCH2CO2H
Formula Weight 76.05g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00004312
UN Number UN3261
Beilstein 1209322
Merck Index 14,4498
Synonym Hydroxyacetic acid
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H314-H318-H302-H332
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful if inhaled.
Health Hazard 3 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.
Storage Note 1 Hygroscopic
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE SOLID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
RTECS Number MC5250000
TSCA TSCA

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.

Safety and Handling

Danger

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.

GHS H Statement
H314-H318-H302-H332
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful if inhaled.

Hygroscopic