Glycerol 99.5% ACS,EP,FG






Glycerol (also called glycerine or glycerin; see spelling differences) is a simple polyol (sugar alcohol) compound. It is a colourless, odourless, viscous liquid that is widely used in pharmaceutical formulations. Glycerol has three hydroxyl groups that are responsible for its solubility in water and its hygroscopic nature. The glycerol backbone is central to all lipids known as triglycerides.

  • Food industry
  • Pharmaceutical and personal care applications
  • Botanical extracts
  • Electronic cigarette liquid
  • Antifreeze
  • Chemical intermediate

Minimum Assay: 99.5%
Molecular Formula: C3H8O3
Molecular Weight: 92.09 g/mol
Melting Point: 20°C
Solubility in water (% weight): Soluble in water
Flash Point: 160°C
Boiling Point: 182°C
Refractive Index : 1.470-1.475 nD20

Meets the requirements of the Miscellaneous Food Additives

Regulations, EC Directive 98/86/EC (E422 Glycerine)

Hazard Phrases: Not considered harmful under normal laboratory conditions

Cas No: 56-81-5
Einecs No: 200-289-5

HS CODE: 2905450000


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