Glycerol, 99+%

Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar A16205-AP

Quantity 500mL

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    Chemical Identifiers

    CAS 56-81-5
    Molecular Formula HOCH2CH(OH)CH2OH
    Linear Formula HOCH2CH(OH)CH2OH
    Formula Weight 92.09g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00004722
    Beilstein 635685
    Merck Index 14,4484
    Chemical Name or Material Glycerol

    Specifications

    Boiling Point 182°C (20mmHg)
    Melting Point 18°C
    Flash Point 160°C (320°F)
    Quantity 500mL
    CAS 56-81-5
    Molecular Formula HOCH2CH(OH)CH2OH
    Linear Formula HOCH2CH(OH)CH2OH
    Formula Weight 92.09g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00004722
    Beilstein 635685
    Merck Index 14,4484
    Health Hazard 1 Warning
    Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
    H319
    Causes serious eye irritation.
    Health Hazard 3 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 contac
    RTECS Number MA8050000
    TSCA TSCA
    Chemical Name or Material Glycerol
    Assay ≥99%

    Description

    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.

    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 contac

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