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Fatty acid


DATA No : DFA0267 INFORMANT : Tetsuyuki Kobayashi

NAME : Hydroxyacetic acid

COMMON NAME: Glycolic acid
SYMBOL:
FORMULA: C2H4O3 MOL.WT (average) : 76.051


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BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY

PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
MELTING POINT:80 degC

BOILING POINT:Decomposes at 100 degC

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OPTICAL ROTATION:

DENSITY:d4-251.49

SOLUBILITY:very soluble in ether and water ; soluble in ethanol.(Ref. 0282)
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SOURCE
Cane-sugar juice; unripe grapes.
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REFERENCES
[0282]
AUTHOR:Keller, E. H.
TITLE:
JOURNAL:Kirk-Othmer Encycl. Chem. Technol.
VOL:7 PAGE : 232 - (1951)
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