070-000-346 Mandelic Acid, CAS 90-64-2

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Synonyms (±)-α-Hydroxyphenylacetic acid, DL-Mandelic acid
Keywords Acne, anti-bacterial, track infections
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Mandelic Acid Specifications

Product Name Mandelic Acid
CAS Registry Number 90-64-2
Molecular Formula C8H8O3
Molecular Weight 152.15 g/mol
Purity >99.0%
Appearance White powder
Package 1kg-25kg
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’s powerful antibacterial properties team up with its gentle exfoliating, cell-turnover-activating abilities team up to defeat acne, dull skin, uneven texture, hyperpigmentation, and fine lines and wrinkles.

Mandelic Acid

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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