Chemical name:  Glyoxylic Acid

Product name:  Glyoxylic Acid
Structural formula

Molecular formula: C2H2O3
Molecular weight:  74.04

Physiochemical properties:  Colorless or light yellow liquid, can be dissolved with water, slightly soluble in ethanol, aether, insoluble in esters, aromatic solvents. This solution is not stable but will not decay in the air.

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Use: Used as material for methyl vanillin, ethyl vanillin in flavor industry; used as intermediate for atenolol,D-hydroxybenzeneglycin, broadspectrum antibiotic, amoxicillin(orally taken),acetophenone,amino acid etc.. Used as intermediate of varnish material, dyes, plastic, agrochemical, allantoin and daily-use chemical etc.. 
Storage and transportation: Stored in cool, dry and draughty place. Stored as toxic chemicals.

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