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79-14-1 - Glycolic acid, ca 67% aq. soln. - Hydroxyacetic acid - L14980 - Alfa Aesar

L14980 Glycolic acid, ca 67% aq. soln.

CAS Number
79-14-1
Synonyms
Hydroxyacetic acid

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
500ml 17.82
2500ml 45.27
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Glycolic acid, ca 67% aq. soln.

MDL
MFCD00004312
EINECS
201-180-5

Chemical Properties

Formula
C2H4O3
Formula Weight
76.05
Boiling Point
112°
Flash Point
None
Density
1.270
Refractive Index
1.411
Solubility
Soluble in water.

Applications

Glycolic acid is used to evaluate the efficacy of glycolic peels treatment for all types of acne. It is also used in the fine synthesis of medicine and as a raw material of cosmetics and organic synthesis.

Notes

Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Containers which are opened must be carefully resealed and kept upright to prevent leakage. Store in cool place. Incompatible with bases and oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Alicia Garcia Bs.; James E. Fulton. The Combination of Glycolic Acid and Hydroquinone or Kojic Acid for the Treatment of Melasma and Related Conditions. Dermatologic Surgery. 1996, 22 (5), 443-447.

Tolbert, N. E.; Zill, L. P. Excretion of glycolic acid by algae during photosynthesis. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 1956, 222 (2), 895-906.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H314-H302-H332

Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Harmful if swallowed. Harmful if inhaled.

Precautionary Statements: P260-P261-P280-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P304+P340-P310-P405-P501a

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,4498
Beilstein
1209322
Hazard Class
8
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2918.19
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
MC5250000

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