glycollic acid

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Related to glycollic acid: lactic acid, salicylic acid
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Noun1.glycollic acid - a translucent crystalline compound found in sugar cane and sugar beets and unripe grapes
acid - any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
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Glycollic acid, glycerin and tea tree clean impurities, revitalise skin and banish all the dirt, dead skin and debris.
The yarns covered by these duty free exemptions include yarns of synthetic textile fibres solely of aromatic polyamides obtained by the polycondensation of m-phenylenediamine and isophthalic acid; non-textured filament yarn of poly(vinyl alcohol); yarn wholly of poly(glycollic acid); synthetic filament yarn, single, untwisted, wholly of poly(thio-1,4-phenylene); some polyamide yarns of crimpable bicomponent filaments consisting of poly(hexamethylene adipamide) with a copolyamide, for making knee-length stockings, women's stockings and panty hose (tights).