Chemical

Products

Glycerine TECH

Cas Number

56-81-5

Other Names

Glycerin,

Glycerine,

Propanetriol,

1,2,3-Trihydroxypropane,

1,2,3-Propanetriol

The formula

C3H8O3

Introduction

Glycerine Tech is based on vegetable oil and is developed for markets that appreciate low ash and low water content.

Physical and Chemical Properties
Physical state and appearance Liquid. (Viscous (Syrupy) liquid.)
Odor Mild
Boiling Point 290°C (554°F)
Flash point CLOSED CUP: 160°C (320°F).
Melting Point 19°C (66.2°F)
Specific Gravity 1.2636 (Water = 1)
Vapor Density 3.17 (Air = 1)
Water/Oil Dist. Coeff: The product is more soluble in water; log(oil/water) = -1.8
Solubility Miscible in cold water, hot water and alcohol. Partially soluble in acetone. Very slightly soluble in diethyl ether (ethyl ether).
Purity 98.0% max
Free acid 0.005% max
Water 5.0% max
Inhibitor 25ppm (Monomethyl Ether Hydroquinone)
Applications

Glycerin is widely used by the textile industry, paper industry, printing & dyeing industry, coating industry and in toilet soap and bathing soaps.