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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Other options may include acids such as lactic acid or hydroxyacetic acid.
The etching is now achieved by using a combination of hydroxyacetic acid and sulfuric acid.
I addition to its ability to dissolve mineral scale, hydroxyacetic acid offers advantages not available with other acids.

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