SYNONYMS.ALPHA.-HYDROXYBENZENEACETIC ACID, (.+-.)-, 2-PHENYLGLYCOLIC ACID, A-HYDROXYBENZENEACETIC ACID, A-HYDROXYPHENYL ACETIC ACID, ALMOND ACID, AMYGDALIC ACID, BENZENEACETIC ACID, .ALPHA.-HYDROXY-, BENZENEACETIC ACID,A -HYDROXY-, and MANDELIC ACID
Mandelic Acid is an <a href='/ingredient.php?ingred06=700291'>alpha hydroxy acid</a>.
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LOWAllergies & Immunotoxicity
LOWDevelopmental and Reproductive Toxicity
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Products with this Ingredient
|1155 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical||NLM PubMed|
|Not suspected to be an environmental toxin||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
|Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmful||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
Persistence and bioaccumulation
|Not suspected to be persistent||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
|Not suspected to be bioaccumulative||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
- NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
- EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
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