Thioglycolic Acid Suppliers In South Africa

What is a Thioglycolic Acid?

Thioglycolic acid is the organic compound HSCH₂CO₂H. TGA is often called mercaptoacetic acid. It contains both a thiol and carboxylic acid functional groups. It is a colorless liquid with a strongly unpleasant odor. TGA is miscible with polar organic solvents.

Thioglycolic Acid Suppliers In South Africa

What is the common name for thioglycolic acid?

Thioglycolic acid (TGA), CAS:68-11-1 Arkema | Arkema Global

Mercaptoacetic acid

Thioglycolic acid (TGA) also called Mercaptoacetic acid (MAA) (CAS 68-11-1) is a high-performance chemical containing mercaptan and carboxylic acid functionalities. TGA is completely miscible in water and in general polar organic solvents.

What is an alternative to thioglycolic acid?

The original reducing agent was thioglycolic acid. Ascorbic acid is an alternative reducing agent, although there may be more interference from copper.

Who is the supplier of acetic acid in South Africa?

Acetic acid is widely available in South Africa from several wholesalers, retailers, and direct suppliers such as Chemi. 

Chemi is one of the leading suppliers due to its strategically positioned location, making it easier to serve various companies and various other individual, and professional clients in the chemical sector.

What is the use of thioglycolic acid?

Thioglycolic Acid is a colorless liquid with an unpleasant odor (like rotten eggs). It is used in making hair dressing solutions, pharmaceuticals and chemicals. * Thioglycolic Acid is on the Hazardous Substance List because it is cited by ACGIH, DOT and NIOSH.

Is thioglycolic acid soluble in water?

Thioglycolic Acid: miscible with water, acetone, ethanol, ethyl ether, and other organic solvents; slightly soluble in chloroform.