Glyoxylic acid
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Glyoxylic acid
Alias
Acetic acid, 2-oxo-
Category
Anionic surfactants-Carboxylate
CAS No.
298-12-4
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula:C2H2O3
Molecular Weight:74.04
Structural Formula
Properties
Appearance: solid.
Odor: obnoxious odor.
Solubility: soluble in water.
Stability: stable.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity[1]: rat intramuscular LDLo: 250mg/Kg; rat oral LDLo: 3000mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Biodegradability: biodegradable.
Characteristics: excellent cleansing, dispersing abilities.
Synthesis
 
Quality standards & test methods
item
physical and chemical indexes
test methods
actives*, %, ≥
95
 
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Major Uses
Use as cleansing agent.
Use as intermediate in organic synthesis.
Buffering agent in personal care products.
Manufacturers
 
References
[1]:http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/: 298-12-4
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