Sodium Thioglycolate is a white solid chemical compound which acts as a reducing agent and consist of a thioglycolate(1-). It is hygroscopic in nature and is harmful and irritant in nature and can be stored at a temperature of -20 degree Celsius. It is mostly used as reducing agent for anaerobic and microaerophilic bacterial growth. Sodium Thioglycolate can also be used as a dipilatory, irritant and chelating agent. It has a chemical formula of C2H3NaO2S with a molecular weight of 114.1grams per mol. This compound is corrosive and acutely toxic in nature which may cause skin burns and severe eye damage.
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