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Thioglycolic acid compound

CAS#: 68-11-1
Chemical Name: Thioglycolic acid

Chemical Synonyms: 2-Mercaptoacetate; Acetic acid, mercapto-; Mercaptoacetic acid; 2-Mercaptoacetic acid; 2-Thioglycolic acid; EINECS 200-677-4; Glycolic acid, 2-thio-; Glycolic acid, thio-; Mercaptoessigsaeure; Thioglycolate; Thioglycolic acid; Thioglycollic acid; Thiovanic acid; Acetic acid, 2-mercapto-, UN1940 (ChemIDplus 2014a)

Primary Applications:

Thioglycolic acid is a chemical that functions as a chemical intermediate for thioglycolates; ingredient in depilatories, biological media for microorganism growth, and permanent hair wave solutions; chelating agent; reagent for detection of iron and other metal ions; used in the production of permanent creases in textiles; as a raw material for manufacture of fine and specialty chemicals in the pharmaceutical and agricultural sectors; and used as an electroplating and plasticizing material and catalyst for carbonyl condensation.

Assessment(s) Available

Assessment of 68-11-1 68-11-1 Thioglycolic Acid (GS-238) by ToxServices, 2014-06-25


Assessment by ToxServices LLC Assessment Date: 06-25-14
Expiration Date: 06-25-17
Assessor: ToxServices LLC
Assessor Type*: GreenScreen Profiler
Assessment Type*: Certified
Template version: V1.2
Tracking number: GSI-80