Glycerophosphoric acid, also known as phosphoglyceric acid, glyceric acid, and glycerol triacetate, is a common chemical used in industries such as pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, food, and detergents. It is used as an intermediate in chemical synthesis and as a stabilizer or preservative in food and other products.
When rubber is exposed to glycerophosphoric acid, it can be subject to a number of failures. The acid can cause swelling and softening of the rubber, leading to a loss of strength and a decrease in elasticity. It can also cause the rubber to become brittle, resulting in cracking and other physical damage. The acid can also degrade the rubber over time, leading to a breakdown of the material's structure.
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