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Glycerol, 99+%, Alfa Aesar™

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56-81-5
C3H8O3
92.094
MFCD00004722
PEDCQBHIVMGVHV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
glycerol,glycerin,glycerine,1,2,3-propanetriol,glycyl alcohol,trihydroxypropane,glyceritol,propanetriol,1,2,3-trihydroxypropane,osmoglyn
753
CHEBI:17754
propane-1,2,3-triol
C(C(CO)O)O
56-81-5
C3H8O3
92.094
MFCD00004722
PEDCQBHIVMGVHV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
glycerol,glycerin,glycerine,1,2,3-propanetriol,glycyl alcohol,trihydroxypropane,glyceritol,propanetriol,1,2,3-trihydroxypropane,osmoglyn
753
CHEBI:17754
propane-1,2,3-triol
C(C(CO)O)O
Applications
Glycerol is used as a solvent, sweetener, preservative, antifreezing agent, thickening agent in liqueurs and humectants in the food industry. It is also used in the preparation of pharmaceutical and personal care products, thereby improving the smoothness and provides lubrication. It is an active component in glycerin soap. It finds application in cough syrups, elixirs and expectorants, toothpaste, soaps, mouthwashes, skin care products, shaving cream, hair care products, and water-based personal lubricants. It is used as a starting material for the preparation of nitroglycerin, allyl iodidie, epichlorohydrin and glycerine acetate. In medical field, it is also used as a laxative and a temporary reduction in the internal pressure of the eye. In addition to this, it is involved to aid in casting gradient gels, protein stabilizer and storage buffer component.

Solubility
Miscible with water and alcohol. Partially miscible with ether and ethyl acetate. Immiscible with chloroform.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Incompatible with perchloric acid, lead oxide, acetic anhydride, nitrobenzene, chlorine, peroxides, strong acids and strong bases.
Sensitivity Hygroscopic
Density 1.26
Refractive Index 1.474
Quantity 10000mL
Boiling Point 182°C (20mmHg)
Odor Odorless
Melting Point 18°C
Flash Point 160°C (320°F)
Linear Formula HOCH2CH(OH)CH2OH
Beilstein 635685
Merck Index 14,4484
Solubility Information Miscible with water and alcohol. Partially miscible with ether and ethyl acetate. Immiscible with chloroform.
Formula Weight 92.09
Percent Purity ≥99%
Chemical Name or Material Glycerol
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GHS H Statement
H319
Causes serious eye irritation.

GHS P Statement
P280-P264-P305+P351+P338-P337+P313
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
Wash thoroughly after handling.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.

Warning

EINECSNumber : 200-289-5

RTECSNumber : MA8050000

TSCA : Yes

Recommended Storage : Ambient temperatures