Acetic acid, hydroxy-, monosodium salt; Glycolic acid, monosodium salt; Glykokolan sodny [Czech]; Monosodium glycolate; Natriumglykolat [German]; Sodium 2-hydroxyacetate; Sodium glycollate; Sodium hydroxyacetate; Sodium lycolate; Acetic acid, 2-hydroxy-, sodium salt (1:1); Glycolic acid, sodium salt; Hydroxyacetic acid, monosodium salt; [ChemIDplus] Sodium alpha-hydroxyacetate; [RTECS]
Organic Acids, Metal Salts
White lumpy powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]
Formerly registered in the US for use as a hard surface disinfectant/sanitizer; [FDA] Used as a buffer in electroless plating and textile finishing; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA]
Causes zonal hepatitis, changes primarily in glomeruli, and changes in the spleen in oral lethal-dose studies of mice; Causes changes in renal tubules and weight loss in oral studies of rats; [RTECS] May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Glycolic acid."
4.58E-10 mm Hg
Hepatoxic (a) from occupational exposure (secondary effect) or (b) in animal studies or in humans after ingestion
Industrial Processes with risk of exposure: