diglycolic acid

diglycolic acid

[dī·glī′käl·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
O(CH2COOH)2 A white powder that forms a monohydrate; used in the manufacture of plasticizers and in organic synthesis, and to break emulsions.
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Diglycolic acid (DGCA) and zinc oxide were also supplied by Aldrich.
In this ca se, diglycolic acid exhibits a poor solubility in toluene as well as benzene, so that dry ethanol has been employed as solvent.
Various zinc dicarboxylate catalysts were synthesized from the reaction of zinc oxide with ten different glutaric acid derivatives and diglycolic acid.