Glycerol monothioglycolate | definition of glycerol monothioglycolate by Medical dictionary
glycerol monothioglycolate, glyceryl thioglycolate (mŏn″ō-thī″ō-glī′kŭ-lāt″) [″ + glycolate, a salt or ester of glycolic acid],
A chemical used in permanent wave solutions. It is an occasional cause of allergic contact dermatitis in hairdressers and their clients.
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The most common ingredient to cause allergic reactions in hair products is glycerol monothioglycolate
, in acid perms or permanent wave solutions.