thioglycolic acid

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thi·o·gly·col·ic ac·id

(thī'ō-glī-kol'ik as'id),
Used as a reagent for the detection of metals such as iron, molybdenum, silver, and tin; the ammonium and sodium salts are used in home permanents, the calcium salt as a depilatory.
Synonym(s): mercaptoacetic acid
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