Detailed Product Description:
Glycolic Acid (hydroxyacetic acid) is the first member of the series of
alpha-hydroxy carboxylic acids, which means it is one of the smallest
organic molecules with both acid and alcohol functionality.
Combustible but not considered a fire hazard. Soluble in water, alcohol,
Commonly used in chemical milling, cleaning, and polishing of metals,
and in copper pickling solutions. Also used in the cosmetic industry in
Brand, Grade & Purity:
Although Glycolic Acid occurs naturally as a trace component in
sugarcane, beets, grapes and fruits, DuPont synthesizes the product
through a purpose-built manufacturing facility.
This is a technical grade product in a 70% solution forming a straw-
colored liquid with an odor of burnt sugar with a minimum of 98.5%
This concentration can cause severe and immediate burns to skin
eyes, and mucous membranes. Reacts with most metals to release
flammable hydrogen gas.
Click here to download copy of MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet)
Comes packed in 500ml lab-quality HDPE Nalgene bottle. Also
available in 250ml size.