Mandelic Acid

Mandelic Acid Chemical formula
Synonyms: Ácido fenilglicólico; Ácido mandélico racémico; Amygdalic Acid; Mandélico, ácido; Phenylglycolic Acid; Racemic Mandelic Acid. 2Hydroxy-2-phenylacetic acid.
Cyrillic synonym: Миндальная Кислота.

💊 Chemical information

Chemical formula: C8H8O3 = 152.1.
CAS — 90-64-2; 17199-29-0 ((+)-mandelic acid); 61171-2 (( )-mandelic acid); 611-72-3 (( )-mandelic acid).
ATC — B05CA06; J01XX06.
ATC Vet — QB05CA06; QJ01XX06.

💊 Profile

Mandelic acid has bacteriostatic properties and is used as a 1% flushing solution for the maintenance of indwelling urinary catheters. Mandelic acid and acetyl mandelic acid are used topically in preparations for the treatment of acne. It was formerly given orally in the treatment of urinary-tract infections, usually as the ammonium or calcium salt. Mandelic acid is a component of methenamine mandelate.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Fr.: Rolip†. Multi-ingredient: Chile: Neostrata; Fr.: Sphingogel†; Zeniac LP Fort†; Zeniac LP†; Zeniac†; Ital.: Neoceuticals Clear Skin; Neoceuticals Spot Treatment; Port.: Mandelip†.
Published April 21, 2019.