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Technical Data Sheet | Mandelic Acid

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Update time : 2022-09-06 15:19:38
Technical Data Sheet
Mandelic Acid
A mild exfoliant and antibacterial agent
Chemical Name  Mandelic Acid
INCI Designation Mandelic Acid
General Formula  
Product Properties
Appearance (20C) White Crystals or Crystalline Powder
Melting point 1 19- 121 °C(lit.)
Alpha [α]D20 -0.5~+0.5°  (c=2, H2O)
Refractive index 1.4810 (estimate)
DL Mandelic acid is a colorless chemical, flake or powder solid, light color, slight odor. Soluble in hot water, ethyl ether and isopropyl alcohol. In the pharmaceutical industry can be used for intermediate methyl benzoylformate, cefamandole, vasodilator Cyclandelate, eyedrops Hydrobenzole, cylert etc, also can be used as a preservative. Used as a chemical reagent for organic synthesis. Used as pesticide raw materials  and intermediates, dye intermediates, etc.
DL Mandelic acid has a long history of use in the medical community as an antibacterial, particularly in the treatment of urinary tract infections. It has also been used as an oral antibiotic, and as a component of 'chemical face peels', along with other alpha-hydroxy acids (AHAs). The drugs cyclandelate and homatropine are esters of mandelic acid.
1.In pharmaceutical field, mandelic acid is used as intermediates of Methenamine Mandelate,Hacosan, Hydrrobenzole and more.
2.In cosmetics, mandelic acid is used for acne treatment, wrinkles treatment, pre-laser and post-lser treatment. mandelic acid is used in cleansers, face washes, moisturizers and eye-life creams.
3.For industrial use, mandelic acid is used for synthesis.
Storage recommendations
The product is stable when stored in closed original containers. It must be protected from humidity during storage. Further information on handling, storage and dispatch is given in the EC safety data sheet.

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Certificate of Analysis | Mandelic Acid
Technical Data Sheet | Mandelic Acid



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