Glycolic Acid

(BAN, USAN, rINN)
Glycolic Acid Chemical formula
Synonyms: Glicólico, ácido; Hydroxyacetic Acid. Hydroxyethanoic acid.
Cyrillic synonym: Гидроксиуксусная Кислота; Гликолевая Кислота.

💊 Chemical information

Chemical formula: C2H4O3 = 76.05.
CAS — 79-14-1.

💊 Profile

Glycolic acid is an alpha hydroxy organic acid that has been used in topical preparations for hyperpigmentation and photodamaged skin.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Arg.: Alfabase 8; Geloforte†; Glicoisdin; Gligel; Lactrime†; Lipomax†; Loxidil; Vansame G; Canad.: Reversa; Chile: Alastik†; Neosolets; Teen Derm†; Hong Kong: Glyderm; Indon.: Exfoliac; Glycare; Ital.: Neostrata; Revitalizing†; Malaysia: Glyderm†; Mex.: Glicoderm; Glicolic; Nova Derm; Philipp.: Teranex; Singapore: Glyderm; Sunsense Anti-Ageing; Venez.: Glyco-A†; Teen Derm†. Multi-ingredient: Arg.: Cellskinlab C + AHA; Controlacne; Diacneal; Effalpha†; Hidroskin; Hydragenic†; Keracnyl; Melacler†; Negacne; Neoquin; Neoquin Forte; Neostrata; Neostrata Gel Despigmentante; Purasoft; Revital; Vansame GS; Vansame Plus; Austral.: Neostrata; Braz.: Glyquin; Canad.: Biobase-G; Dilusol AHA†; Glyquin XM; Neostrata; NeoStrata Blemish Spot Gel; NeoStrata Daytime; NeoStrata HQ; Reversa UV; Viquin Forte†; Chile: Alastik†; D 4†; Diacneal; Neostrata; Neutrogena Healthy Skin; Neutrogena Limpiadora; Primacy C+AHA†; Ureadin Forte; Fr.: Alpha 5 DS†; Aniospray 29; Body Peel; Cleanance K; Correcteur Anti-Taches; Cosmodex Uniwhite†; Day Peel; Hyfac soin keratolytique†; Item Alphakeptol; Kelual DS; Keracnyl; Keracnyl eau nettoyante; Keracnyl stop bouton; Kertyol-S; Night Peel; Photakne†; Seborheane; Hong Kong: Glyquin; Indon.: Exfoliac; Interquin Plus; Ital.: Acnesan†; Biophase Shampoo; Lightening; Neoceuticals Spot Treatment; Phytic Acid; Same-Seb Beta; Sebacnol†; Mex.: Nova Derm; Port.: Bioclin Sebo Care; Ureadin; Ureadin Forte; Singapore: Glyquin; Glyquin XM; Percutalfa; USA: Glyquin XM; Venez.: Diacneal; Photoderm AKN.
Published December 11, 2018.