Glycolic acid, 98%
Brand: Alfa Aesar A12511.36
UNSPSC : 12352103
Code : NEW
Additional Details : CAS Number : 79-14-1 Weight : 0.01000kg
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.
Soluble in water, methanol, diethyl ether, acetone, acetic acid and ethyl acetate.
Hygroscopic. Incompatible with bases, oxidizing agents and reducing agents.