Methyl thioglycolate (inci)

Author: Prof. Dr. med. Peter Altmeyer

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020

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CAS number: 2365-48-2

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Methyl thioglycolate, an ester compound of methanol and thioglycolic acid, having the linear formula: HSCH2CO2CH3, is used in cosmetic formulations. The thioglycolic acid ester changes the chemical structure of the hair and has a waving or smoothing effect.

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020