thioglycolic acid


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thioglycolic acid

[¦thī·ō·glī′käl·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
HSCH2COOH A liquid with a strong unpleasant odor; used as a reagent for metals such as iron, molybdenum, silver, and tin, and in bacteriology. Also known as mercaptoacetic acid.
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The market has been segmented based on types of applications such as cellulosics, agrochemicals, surfactants, thioglycolic acid and others (intermediates for chemical processing industry).
Key applications of monochloroacetic acid can be segmented as cellulosics, agrochemicals, surfactants, thioglycolic acid and others.
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Transparency Market Research has published a new market report titled "Monochloroacetic Acid (MCA) Market for Cellulosics, Agrochemicals, Surfactants, Thioglycolic Acid (TGA) and Other Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020".
Other segments such as surfactants and thioglycolic acid are projected to exhibit significant growth during the forecast period, as MCA is used to manufacture a range of intermediates such as betaines and imidazolines.
The specific end-use segments analyzed are Thioglycolic Acid, Cellulose Ethers, and 2,4-D Esters & Salts.
Perms work the same way and also use thioglycolic acid as the active reducing agent.
When formulating depilatories, calcium thioglycolate may be formed in situ by reacting thioglycolic acid with an excess of calcium hydroxide (as shown in the formula below).
The procedure for determining thioglycolic acid in the perm is as follows: