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Glycerol (Clear, Colorless/USP/FCC/EP/BP), Fisher Chemical

$371.36 - $1,569.79

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Glycerol
CAS 56-81-5
Purity Grade BP/EP/FCC/USP
Physical Form Viscous Liquid
Assay 98.0 to 101.0% (BP)
Molecular Formula C3H8O3
Linear Formula CH2OHCHOHCH2OH
Formula Weight 92.1
MDL Number MFCD00004722
Synonym 1, 2, 3-Propanetriol
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G30-4

  Accessories
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BPG304
Glass Bottle 4L Each for $371.36
Case of 4 Each for $1,485.44

G30-20

 
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BPG3020
Poly Pail 20L Each for $1,569.79

G30-200

 
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BPG30200
Poly Drum 200L CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point 18°C
Purity Grade BP/EP/FCC/USP
Physical Form Viscous Liquid
Formula Weight 92.1
Boiling Point 290°C
Quantity 4L
Flash Point 160°C
Assay 98.0 to 101.0% (BP)
Density 1.261g/cm³
Vapor Pressure 0.003mbar at 50°C
Water 2% Max. (BP/EP), 5% Max. (USP)
Decomposition Information >290°C
pH 5
Color Pass Test (USP)
Appearance of Solution Clear and Colorless (BP)
Chlorine Compounds 0.003% max. (USP)
Halogenated Compounds 35ppm max. (BP)
Ignition Residue 0.01% max. (FCC)
Identification Pass Test (BP)
Residual Solvents Conforms (BP)
Sulfated Ash 0.01% max. (BP)
Bacterial Endotoxins Report (EP)
Fatty Acids and Esters Pass Test (LIMIT 0.1% AS BUTYRIC ACID) (FCC)
Synonym 1, 2, 3-Propanetriol
Acidity Alkalinity Pass Test (BP)
Individual Impurity 0.1% max. (USP)
Specific Gravity 1.249 min. (FCC)
Sugars Pass Test (BP)
Sulfate 0.002% max. (USP)
Aldehyde 10ppm max. (BP)
Chloride 0.001% max. (USP)
Impurity A 0.1% max. (BP)
Health Hazard 2 WARNING!
Health Hazard 3 Emergency Overview
Irritating to eyes and skin. May cause central nervous system effects. Hygroscopic. Use personal protective equipment. Ensure adequate ventilation. Wash off immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Get medical attention immediately if symptoms occur. Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes. Obtain medical attention. Move to fresh air. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical attention immediately if symptoms occur. Get medical attention immediately if symptoms occur. Do not induce vomiting.

NFPA

Health:1
Flammability:1
Instability:0
Refractive Index 1.470 to 1.475 (at 20°C) (BP)
Additional Information Vapor Pressure: 0.003mbar at 50°C
Chlorinated Compounds 0.003% max. (FCC)
ChemAlert Storage Symbol Gray
Heavy Metals 5ppm max. (BP)
Packaging Glass Bottle
Ester Pass Test (BP)
Heavy Metals (as Pb) 5ppm max. (USP)
Total Impurity 1.0% max. (USP)
Lead (Pb) 1mg/kg max. (FCC)
Chemical Name or Material Glycerol
Carbonizable Substances Pass Test (FCC)
Molecular Formula C3H8O3
Linear Formula CH2OHCHOHCH2OH
MDL Number MFCD00004722
CAS 56-81-5
Other Imp w_Retention Time lt Glycerol (B 0.1% max.
Other Imp w_Retention Time lt Glycerol (E 0.1% max.
Total Imp w_Retention Time gt Glycerol 0.5% max. (BP/EP)

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Safety and Handling
 

Emergency Overview
Irritating to eyes and skin. May cause central nervous system effects. Hygroscopic. Use personal protective equipment. Ensure adequate ventilation. Wash off immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Get medical attention immediately if symptoms occur. Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes. Obtain medical attention. Move to fresh air. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical attention immediately if symptoms occur. Get medical attention immediately if symptoms occur. Do not induce vomiting.

NFPA

Health:1
Flammability:1
Instability:0

WARNING!