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Glycerol, 99+%, Alfa Aesar™

$49.78 - $397.84

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 56-81-5
Molecular Formula C3H8O3
Molecular Weight (g/mol) 92.094
MDL Number MFCD00004722
InChI Key PEDCQBHIVMGVHV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Synonym 1,2,3-propanetriol, 1,2,3-trihydroxypropane, glycerin, glycerine, glyceritol, glycerol, glycyl alcohol, osmoglyn, propanetriol, trihydroxypropane
PubChem CID 753
ChEBI CHEBI:17754
IUPAC Name propane-1,2,3-triol
SMILES C(C(CO)O)O
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A16205AP
500mL Each for $49.78
 
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A162050F
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A162050D
10000mL Each for $397.84
 
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

56-81-5
92.094
PEDCQBHIVMGVHV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
753
propane-1,2,3-triol
C3H8O3
MFCD00004722
1,2,3-propanetriol, 1,2,3-trihydroxypropane, glycerin, glycerine, glyceritol, glycerol, glycyl alcohol, osmoglyn, propanetriol, trihydroxypropane
CHEBI:17754
C(C(CO)O)O

Specifications

1.26
1.474
182°C (20mmHg)
500mL
C3H8O3
MFCD00004722
14,4484
Miscible with water and alcohol. Partially miscible with ether and ethyl acetate. Immiscible with chloroform.
C(C(CO)O)O
92.094
CHEBI:17754
≥99%
160°C (320°F)
Hygroscopic
18°C
56-81-5
HOCH2CH(OH)CH2OH
635685
1,2,3-propanetriol, 1,2,3-trihydroxypropane, glycerin, glycerine, glyceritol, glycerol, glycyl alcohol, osmoglyn, propanetriol, trihydroxypropane
PEDCQBHIVMGVHV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
propane-1,2,3-triol
753
92.09
Glycerol
Safety and Handling

Safety and Handling

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