|Synonyms||(±)-α-Hydroxyphenylacetic acid, DL-Mandelic acid|
|Keywords||Acne, anti-bacterial, track infections|
|Related products||Capryloyl Glycine, Argireline, Matrixyl Peptide, Copper Peptide GHK-Cu|
Mandelic Acid Specifications
|Product Name||Mandelic Acid|
|CAS Registry Number||90-64-2|
|Molecular Weight||152.15 g/mol|
|Shelf life||2 years|
|Functions||Anti-aging, curing acne and curing the keratinization of pores|
Mandelic Acid Description
Mandelic acid is an aromatic alpha hydroxy acid with the molecular formula C8H8O3. It is a white crystalline solid that is soluble in water and polar organic solvents. It has the effect of keratin anti-aging, curing acne, and curing the keratinization of pores. Mandelic acid has the effect of improving acne scars, improving pigmentation, and lightening fine lines.
Mandelic Acid Applications
-Used as an oral antibiotic, and as a component of chemical face peels analogous to other alpha hydroxy acids.
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