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Glycolic acid (or hydroxyacetic acid; chemical formula HOCH2CO2H) is a colorless, odorless and hygroscopic crystalline solid, highly soluble in water. It is used in various skin-care products. Glycolic acid is widespread in nature. A glycolate (sometimes spelled as "glycollate") is a salt or ester of glycolic acid.   Wikipedia

  • SMILES: OCC(=O)O
  • InChIKey: AEMRFAOFKBGASW-UHFFFAOYSA-N
  • Mol. Mass: 76.05
  • ALogP: -0.94
  • ChEMBL Molecule:
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2-hydroxyacetic acid | 2-hydroxyethanoic acid | alpha-hydroxyacetic acid | glycolate | glycolic acid | glycolic acid, 1-(14)c-labeled | glycolic acid, 2-(14)c-labeled | glycolic acid, calcium salt | glycolic acid, monoammonium salt | glycolic acid, monolithium salt | glycolic acid, monopotassium salt | glycolic acid, monosodium salt | glycolic acid, potassium salt | glycollic acid | hydroxyacetic acid | hydroxyethanoic acid | potassium glycolate | α-hydroxyacetic acid

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