Glycerol, 99+%


Overview
Brand: Alfa Aesar

Manufacturer Part Number: A16205.AP

UNSPSC: 12191601

Code: NEW

Additional Details:
Additional Details: CAS Number: 56-81-5 Weight: 0.01000kg


Quantity 500mL

Product Code. 11433297

Quantity Price
1 £ 9.86 / 500mL
Estimated Shipment date
from Supplier 09-05-2017
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Description and Specification

Chemical Identifiers

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

Specification

Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P280-P264-P305+P351+P338-P337+P313
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H319
Formula Weight 92.09
Quantity 500mL
Flash Point 160°C (320°F)
Melting Point 18°C
Boiling Point 182°C (20mmHg)
Linear Formula HOCH2CH(OH)CH2OH
TSCA TSCA
Assay ≥99%
MDL Number MFCD00004722
Merck Index 14,4484
RTECS Number MA8050000
Beilstein 635685
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Chemical Name or Material Glycerol
Molecular Formula HOCH2CH(OH)CH2OH
CAS 56-81-5

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.

Documentation

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Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS H Statement
H319

GHS P Statement
P280-P264-P305+P351+P338-P337+P313