Glyoxylic acid is both an aldehyde and a carboxylic acid. It is supplied as an aqueous solution. Glyoxylic acid is a transparent light yellow liquid. It is mainly produced by either electrolyzing oxalic acid or oxidizing glyoxal.
|Appearance||Transparent light yellow liquid|
|Glyoxylic acid||40.0% Min.||50.0% Min.|
|Nitric acid||0.2% Max.|
|Oxalic acid||2.0% Max.||1.0% Max.|
Glyoxylic acid is the raw material for vanillin production in the flavor industry. It is also the intermediate for pharmaceuticals including atenolol, D-Hydroxybenzeneglycin, broad-spectrum antibiotic amoxicillin (orally taken), acetophenone, etc.
As a specialty chemical and biodegradable copolymer feedstock, glyoxylic acid is also a cleaning agent for a variety of industrial applications. Besides, glyoxylic acid is also used in dyes, plastics, and agricultural chemicals.
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