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Glycerol (USP/FCC/EP/BP/JP), Fisher Chemical


Quantity 20L
Packaging Poly Pail

Manufacturer: fisher scientific company  G3720

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Catalog No. G3720

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Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

Melting Point 18°C
Formula Weight 92.1
Physical Form Viscous Liquid
Boiling Point 290°C
Purity Grade BP/EP/FCC/JP/USP
Quantity 20L
Assay 95.0 to 100.5% (FCC)
Color Clear
pH 5
Decomposition Information >290°C
Density 1.261g/cm³
Vapor Pressure 0.003mbar at 50°C
Water 2% Max. (BP/EP/JP), 5% Max. (USP)
Sugars Pass Test (BP)
Specific Gravity 1.249 min. (FCC)
Refractive Index 1.470 min. (at 20°C) (JP)
Ignition Residue 0.01% max. (FCC)
Identification Pass Test (BP)
Total Impurity 1.0% max. (USP)
Carbonizable Substances Pass Test (FCC)
Aldehyde Pass Test (BP)
Acidity Alkalinity Pass Test (BP)
Chloride 0.001% max. (JP)
Appearance of Solution Clear and Colorless (BP)
Calcium (Ca) Pass Test (JP)
Sulfated Ash 0.01% max. (BP)
Residual Solvents Conforms (BP)
Individual Impurity 0.1% max. (USP)
Heavy Metals 5ppm max. (BP)
Halogenated Compounds 35ppm max. (BP)
Acrolein Glucose and Other Pass Test (JP)
Bacterial Endotoxins Report (EP)
Fatty Acids and Esters Pass Test (JP)
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
Linear Formula CH2OHCHOHCH2OH
CAS 56-81-5
ChemAlert Storage Symbol Gray
MDL Number MFCD00004722
Impurity A and Related Subst. Pass Test (BP)
Heavy Metals (as Pb) 5ppm max. (USP)
Ester Pass Test (BP)
Chlorinated Compounds 0.003% max. (FCC)
Arsenic (As) 2ppm max. (JP)
Ammonium Pass Test (JP)
Sulfate 0.002% max. (JP)
Additional Information Vapor Pressure: 0.003mbar at 50°C
Chlorine Compounds 0.003% max. (USP)
Packaging Poly Pail
Residue after Ignition 0.01% max. (JP)
Lead (Pb) 1mg/kg max. (FCC)
Endotoxin Report Report (USP)
Synonym 1, 2, 3-Propanetriol
Health Hazard 2 WARNING!
Chemical Name or Material Glycerol
Molecular Formula C3H8O3

Specifications

Chemical Name or Material Glycerol
CAS 56-81-5
Purity Grade BP/EP/FCC/JP/USP
Physical Form Viscous Liquid
Assay 95.0 to 100.5% (FCC)
Molecular Formula C3H8O3
Linear Formula CH2OHCHOHCH2OH
Formula Weight 92.1
MDL Number MFCD00004722
Synonym 1, 2, 3-Propanetriol
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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!