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Alfa Aesar™ Glycerol, 99+%

$40.19 - $337.65

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Glycerol
CAS 56-81-5
Molecular Formula C3H8O3
Linear Formula HOCH2CH(OH)CH2OH
Formula Weight 92.09g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00004722
Beilstein 635685
Merck Index 14,4484
Synonym Glycerin; 1,2,3-Propanetriol
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AAA16205AP

 
alfa aesar
A16205-AP
500mL Each for $40.19

AAA162050D

 
alfa aesar™
A16205-0D
10000mL Each for $337.65

AAA162050F

 
alfa aesar™
A16205-0F
2500mL Each for $125.53
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Boiling Point 182°C (20mmHg)
Melting Point 18°C
Flash Point 160°C (320°F)
Quantity 500mL
Chemical Name or Material Glycerol
CAS 56-81-5
Assay ≥99%
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

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.

Safety and Handling

Warning

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

GHS H Statement
H319
Causes serious eye irritation.