Glycolic Acid 99%

Other Trading Names:

  • Hydroxyacetic acid
  • Hydroacetic acid
  • Glycolic hydroxy acid
  • Alpha-hydroxyacetic acid
  • 2-Hydroxyethanoic acid

CAS Number: 79-14-1

HS Code: 2918.11.10

Types of Packaging:

  • 250 Kg Drum
  • 1000Kg IBC Tank
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Glycolic Acid 99%

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Colorless Liquid

Conten (C2H4O3)


Water Insoluble


Residue on Ignition


Chroma (Hazen)


Chloride (Cl)


Sulfates (SO4)


Irone (Fe)


Heavy Metals (Pb)


Chemical Description

  • Glycolic acid, a type of alpha hydroxy acid (AHA), finds extensive application across various industries due to its versatile properties and diverse range of applications. From skincare to industrial processes, glycolic acid plays a crucial role in enhancing products and processes.
  • Used as leather additives, water disinfectant, milk shed disinfectant,and boiler scale remover.
  • Glycolic acid is widely used in the cosmetics and personal care industry for its exfoliating properties. It is a key ingredient in skincare products such as cleansers, toners, moisturizers, and serums. Glycolic acid helps in removing dead skin cells, promoting cell turnover, and improving skin texture and tone.
  • In the pharmaceutical industry, glycolic acid is utilized in dermatological formulations for treating various skin conditions. It is incorporated into topical creams, gels, and solutions for acne treatment, hyperpigmentation, and keratosis pilaris. Glycolic acid's ability to exfoliate the skin and unclog pores makes it an effective ingredient in acne treatment products.
  • Glycolic acid plays a significant role in the textile industry, particularly in dyeing and finishing processes. It is used as a dyeing assistant and a fixing agent for reactive dyes on cellulosic fibers such as cotton and rayon.
  • Glycolic acid enhances the dye absorption properties of fabrics, resulting in vibrant and long-lasting colors.
  • Dermatologists and estheticians use glycolic acid in chemical peels to rejuvenate and exfoliate the skin. Chemical peels containing glycolic acid are applied to the skin to remove the outermost layer of dead skin cells, revealing smoother and brighter skin underneath. Glycolic acid peels are effective in treating various skin concerns, including acne, hyperpigmentation, and sun damage, making them a popular choice for skincare treatments.
  • Glycolic acid is utilized in industrial cleaning products for its ability to dissolve mineral deposits, rust, and scaling from surfaces. It is commonly found in household and commercial cleaning solutions, where it effectively removes hard water stains, soap scum, and calcium deposits from bathroom fixtures, tiles, and countertops.
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