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Testing Status of Thioglycolic acid 10655-A


CASRN: 68-11-1

Formula: C2-H4-O2-S

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Mercaptoacetic acid

Known Uses

As a chemical intermediate, in depilatories, in hair wave solutions, reagent, chelating agent, manufacture of pharmaceuticals

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (301735)  Completed 
    • Citation: Zeiger E, Anderson B, Haworth S, Lawlor T, Mortelmans K, Speck W. Salmonella mutagenicity tests: III. Results from the testing of 255 chemicals. Environ Mutagen. 1987;9 Suppl 9:1-109.
    •  Negative