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Alfa Aesar™ Glycerol, 99+%

$40.65 - $335.57

Chemical Identifiers

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
Chemical Name or Material Glycerol
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AAA16205AP Alfa Aesar
A16205AP
500mL Each for $40.65
AAA162050D Alfa Aesar™
A162050D
10000mL Each for $335.57
AAA162050F Alfa Aesar™
A162050F
2500mL Each for $124.82
Specifications

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.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

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

Specifications

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

Safety and Handling

GHS H Statement
H319

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

Warning

RTECSNumber : MA8050000

TSCA : TSCA