CAS No.: 298-12-4 EC Number: (C8H16NCl)n
Molecular formula: C2H2O3 Molecular weight: 74.04
Glyoxylic acid is both an aldehyde and a carboxylic acid. It is supplied as an aqueous solution, it 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 is also used in dyes, plastics, and agricultural chemicals.
Packing and Storage:
200L plastic pail. Stored in a cool, dry, and draughty place.
Glyoxylic Acid, Oxoacetic acid