Table 28(b) Carboxylic acids and related groups. Hydroxy, oxo, and amino (not -amino) carboxylic acids.

Type 3-No substitution

Glycolic acid

Lactic acid

Glyceric acid

Tartaric acid

Citric acid

Glyoxylic acid

Pyruvic acid

Acetoacetic acid

Anthranilic acid
(1, 2-isomer only)

Benzilic acid

Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid

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