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Category name:
Thioglycolic acid and its salts

Justifications and discussions

Category definition:
TGA family: Thioglycolic acid, its salts and esters
Category description:
Category members share the same thioglycolate anion, which is abiotically formed by dissociation in aqueous media, irrespective of whether this is a body fluid or an environmental water body. The thioglycolate anion is a prerequisite for this category.
Category rationale:
see attached justification