Glyceryl Thioglycolate (GMTG)

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Glyceryl Thioglycolate is an essential ingredient in acid permanent waving solutions. 



Acetic acid, mercapto-,monoester with 1,2,3-propanetriol
Acid permanent waves
Glycerol monomercaptoacetate
Glyceryl monothioglycolate
Glyceryl thioglycolate
Hot permanent waves
Mercaptoacetic acid, monoester with 1,2,3-propanetriol








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Warshawshki, L., J.C. Mitchell, and F.J. Storrs, Allergic contact dermatitis from glyceryl monothioglycolate in hairdressers. Contact Dermatitis, 1981. 7(6): p. 351-2.


Storrs, F.J., Permanent wave contact dermatitis: contact allergy to glyceryl monothioglycolate. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 1984. 11(1): p. 74-85.


Adams, R.M. and H.I. Maibach, A five-year study of cosmetic reactions. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 1985. 13(6): p. 1062-9.


Springer, S.T., P.C. Merker, and E.H. Gans, Human sensitization testing with commercial permanent waving lotions containing glyceryl monothioglycolate. Contact Dermatitis, 1985. 13(3): p. 202-3.


Morrison, L.H. and F.J. Storrs, Persistence of an allergen in hair after glyceryl monothioglycolate-containing permanent wave solutions. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 1988. 19(1 Pt 1): p. 52-9.


Tosti, A., M. Melino, and F. Bardazzi, Contact dermatitis due to glyceryl monothioglycolate. Contact Dermatitis, 1988. 19(1): p. 71-2.


Klemm, E.J., Patch testing with glyceryl monothioglycolate [letter; comment]. Contact Dermatitis, 1993. 29(1): p. 53-4.


Sutthipisal, N., J.P. McFadden, and E. Cronin, Sensitization in atopic and non-atopic hairdressers with hand eczema. Contact Dermatitis, 1993. 29(4): p. 206-9.






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