Glyoxylic Acid 50% Solution
Name: Glyoxylic acid 50% solution
CAS No.: 298-12-4
Molecular Formula: C2H2O3
Molecular weight: M=74.04
Glyoxylic acid is a highly reactive chemical intermediate having two functional groups: the aldehyde group and the carboxylic acid group. Strong organic acid (Ka=4.7x10-4), miscible in water & alcohol, insoluble in organic solvents. It is supplied as a 50% water solution.
Glyoxylic acid is an important C2 building block for many organic molecules of industrial importance, used in the production of agrochemicals, aromas, cosmetic ingredients, pharmaceutical intermediates and polymers.
Glyoxylic acid finds application in personal care as neutralizing agent, it is widely used in hair straightening products in particular (shampoos, conditioners, lotions, creams) at levels of 0.5-10%.
Packing: 25kg or 250kg plastic drum
Storage: Storage and transportation: Stored in cool, dry and draughty place.
Shelf life: 2 years.
|Description||Light yellowish liquid|
|Glyoxylic acid||50±0.2 %|
|Oxalic acid||≤1.5 %|
|Nitric acid||≤0.20 %|
|Iron (as Fe2+)||≤0.01 %|
|Heavy metals (as Pb 2+)||≤0.002 %|