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Product overview

Arkema is the largest producer worldwide of thioglycolic acid (TGA) and 2-ethylhexyl thioglycolate (2-EHTG).


Thioglycolic acid (TGA) was first developed in the early 1940s as an active material for cold wave permanents and depilatories.

Geographic availability
  • Africa
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Middle East
  • Northern America
  • Oceania

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See also

Chemical name : 2-Mercaptoacetic Acid; 2-Mercaptoethanoic Acid; 2-Thioglycolic Acid; Glycolic Acid, 2-thio-; , 2-EHTG; OCTYL THIOGLYCOLATE; 2-ethvlhexvlthioglvcolate;2-ETHYLHEXYL THIOGLYCOLATE;Ethylhexyl mercaptoacetate;2-Ethylhexylmercaptoacetat;2-ETHYLHEXYL MERCAPTOACETATE;THIOGLYCOLIC ACID OCTYL ESTER;2-(ETHYLHEXYL) THIOGLYCOLATE;acetic acid, mercapto-, 2-ehylhexyl ester
Common name : TGA, 2-EHTG, 2-EHMA