Glycolic acid is a colorless, odorless, and hygroscopic crystalline solid which is highly soluble in water. It is found in some sugar-crops.
Glycolic Acid Uses
Glycolic acid is used in various skin care products, including peels and toners. It can also be used as a dyeing and tanning agent in the textile industry. It is also used in adhesives and plastics.
In food products, glycolic acid can be used as a flavoring agent and as a preservative.