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Glycerine

CAS # 56-81-5

DESCRIPTION

 Glycerol is a trial with a structure of propane substituted at positions 1, 2 and 3 by hydroxyl groups. Is a colorless, odorless, viscous liquid that is sweet-tasting and non-toxic? It is non-volatile and intensely hygroscopic. Glycerin is used as a solvent, humectant and vehicle in various pharmaceutical preparations.

 

PROPERTIES

Appearance

Transparent

Glycerol Content (%wt.)

99.73

Color (Hazen)

5

Specific Gravity (25 °C)

1.2610

Fatty Acid & Esters (ml, 0.5N n=Noah)

0.56

Water Content (%wt.)

0.12

Chloride (ppm)

Pass

Sulphate (ppm)

Pass

Residue on Ignition (%wt.)

< 0.01

Heavy Metal (as Pub) (ppm)

< 5

Limit of Chlorinated Compounds (mg/kg)

< 30

Individual Impurity (%)

-

Ethylene Glycol

< 0.1

Ethylene Glycol

< 0.1

Total Impurity (%)

< 1

 

APPLICATION

·         Pure glycerin, or glycerol, has a wide range of applications in the food, pharmaceutical, medical and personal care industries, as well as a variety of industrial and scientific uses.

 

·         In foods and beverages, glycerol serves as a humectant, solvent, and artificial sweetener. It is also used as filler in commercially prepared low-fat foods, and as a thickening agent in liqueurs.

 

·         Glycerol is used in medical, pharmaceutical and personal care preparations mainly as a means of improving smoothness, providing lubrication, and as a humectant. It is found in allergen immunotherapies, cough syrups, elixirs and expectorants, toothpaste, mouthwashes, skin care products, shaving cream, hair care products, glycerin soaps and water-based personal lubricants. Nitroglycerin is the most commonplace treatment for chronic angina, the chest pain of heart disease.

 

·         Topical pure or nearly pure glycerol is an effective treatment for psoriasis, burns, bites, cuts, rashes, bedsores, and calluses. It can be used orally to eliminate halitosis, as it is a contact bacterial desiccant. The same property makes it very helpful with periodontal disease; it penetrates biofilm quickly and eliminates bacterial colonies.

 

 

 

PACKAGING OPTIONS

Drums