hydroxyacetic acid

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Noun1.hydroxyacetic 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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It is comprised of an acidic solution comprising an acidic cleaning composition that is a combination of at least three mineral and organic acids that includes phosphoric acid, hydroxyacetic acid and etidronic (HEDP) acid; a surfactant comprising a sultaine surfactant and an amine oxide surfactant; optionally a solvent; and water.
Poly(glycolide) and poly(L-lactide-co-glycolide), which are the synthetic copolymers of lactic acid ([alpha]-hydroxypropionic acid) and glycolic acid (hydroxyacetic acid), respectively, have good fiber-forming properties but their thermomechanical histories influence the ductility and degradability of the corresponding manufactured devices [12,13].
Hydroxyacetic acid is placed in the well in the same manner as HCl acid.

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