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Glycolic Acid


Glycolic acid

CAS No. 79-14-1
Synonyms: 2-Hydroxyethanoic acid, Dicarbonous acid, Glycolic acid, Hydroxyacetic acid
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Application: Glycolic acid is a weak α-hydroxy acid which is often used in paints and coatings to improve flow properties, give a gloss finish, or increase the coefficient of friction on a surface. It is also used for dyeing and tanning in the textile industry, metal cleaning solutions, and in chemical peels for skin care. 

Compatibility: Glycolic acid is incompatible with bases, cyanides, sulfites, and strong oxidizing or reducing agents. Please see SDS for full safety and compatibility information.

Packaging Options: Typically available in drums, totes, and bulk. Contact us or ask your representative for further information.


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