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32450 Glycerol, ultrapure, Spectrophotometric Grade

CAS Number
56-81-5
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
32450-AE 100ml 27.00
32450-K2 1L 109.00
32450-K7 4L 260.00
32450-M1 *4x1L 340.00
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Glycerol, ultrapure, Spectrophotometric Grade

MDL
MFCD00004722
EINECS
200-289-5

Chemical Properties

Formula
HOCH2CH(OH)CH2OH
Formula Weight
92.09
Form
Viscous liquid
Melting point
18°
Boiling Point
182°/20mm
Flash Point
160°(320°F)
Density
1.26
Refractive Index
1.474
Storage & Sensitivity
Hygroscopic. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Miscible with water.

Grade Specifications

Maximum level of impurities: H2O 0.1%

Applications

Glycerol is used as emulsifier, thickening agent in cosmetics and foods, plasticizer in packaging, paints and paper industry, preservative in food and beverages. It is used in pharmaceutical preparations to improve smoothness and providing lubrication. It is also used in epichlorohydrin and mono propylene glycol production. It is used in spectrophotometry and environmental testing.

Notes

Hygroscopic in nature. Incompatible with perchloric acid, lead oxide, aceticanhydride, nitrobenzene, chlorine, peroxides, strong acids, strong bases.

Literature References

Möbius, M. E.; Xia, T.; Saarloos, W. V.; Orrit, M.; Hecke, M. V. Aging and Solidification of Supercooled Glycerol. Phys. Chem. B. 2010, 114 (22), 7439-7444.

Youngkook, K.; Marc, T. M. K. Combining Voltammetry with HPLC: Application to Electro-Oxidation of Glycerol. Anal. Chem. 2010, 82 (13), 5420-5424.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H319

Causes serious eye irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P280i-P264-P305+P351+P338-P337+P313

Wear eye/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.

Other References

Merck
14,4484
Beilstein
635685
Harmonized Tariff Code
2905.45
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
MA8050000

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