Agent Name

L-Mandelic acid

CAS Number

17199-29-0

Formula

C8-H8-O3

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

alpha-Hydroxybenzeneacetic acid, (S)-; Mandelic acid, L-; Benzeneacetic acid, alpha-hydroxy-, (alphaS)-; Benzeneacetic acid, alpha-hydroxy-, (S)-; [ChemIDplus] L-(+)-Mandelic acid; L-(+)-alpha-Hydroxybenzeneacetic acid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Category

Organic Acids

Description

Off-white or white powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a urinary antiseptic; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

An irritant that may cause serious eye injury; May cause liver and kidney injury; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Mandelic acid."

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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