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Glycerol, 99+%

Brand:  Alfa Aesar A16205.AP

Code : NEW

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

Quantity 500mL

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Product Code. 11433297

  • £10.30 / 500mL


Estimated Shipment date
from Supplier 18-12-2017
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Description

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.
Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

Glycerol
HOCH2CH(OH)CH2OH
92.09
635685
56-81-5
HOCH2CH(OH)CH2OH
MFCD00004722
14,4484

Specifications

Glycerol
56-81-5
HOCH2CH(OH)CH2OH
92.09
635685
182°C (20mmHg)
160°C (320°F)
500mL
≥99%
HOCH2CH(OH)CH2OH
MFCD00004722
14,4484
18°C
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