Glycerol / Glycerine / Glycerin (General Use)

Glycerol / Glycerine / Glycerin (General Use)

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Description

  • Why Buy Glycerol / Glycerine / Glycerin (General Use) Online from UK Chemical Suppliers, ReAgent Chemicals?

    We supply glycerol / glycerine / glycerin for general use in 500 ml, 2.45 L and 25 L containers, as well as 200 L drums and 1,000 L IBC. Some options have discounts available for bulk orders over 4 items, but please contact us for further information. We also offer more options with all our products, including different grades and specific pack sizes.

    Chemical and physical properties of glycerol

    • Name: Glycerol / glycerin / glycerine
    • Molecular formula: C3H8(OH)3
    • Molecular weight: 92,09382 g/mol
    • Appearance: Clear, colourless, odourless, syrup solution (or solid below 64 Fahrenheit) with a sweet taste
    • Boiling point: 290 degree Celsius (554 Fahrenheit)
    • Melting point: 18 degree Celsius (64 Fahrenheit)
    • Solubility: Miscible with water, acetone, ethanol and ethyl ether, but insoluble in petroleum ether, carbon disulfide, chloroform, carbon tetrachloride and benzene
    • Stability: Solutions in water, ethanol and propylene glycol are stable, but glycerol may crystallise if stored at low temperatures (crystals only re-melt at temperatures above 20 degree Celsius)
    • Decomposition: Pure solutions are very resilient to oxidation under normal conditions, but it can decompose if heated, producing acrolein, which can become toxic in high concentrations.
    • Metabolism: After ingestion, glycerol is quickly absorbed in the stomach and intestines and distributed as an energy source around the body. This compound can be phosphorylated to glycerophosphate in the liver and kidneys by an enzyme called glycerol kinase and then used in normal metabolic pathways. Alternatively, glycerol is combined with free fatty acids to produce triglycerides, which are stored in adipose tissues.

    Quality promise

    Every product you buy from ReAgent is backed by our 100% quality guarantee. We also offer free technical advice to answer all your questions before, during and after purchasing from us, to ensure you’re happy with our service.

Specification

MSDS Files

The following files are available to download:

Product ID Product post_status Bulk Download SDS File
3443 Glycerol / Glycerine / Glycerin (General Use) publish 2593 https://www.chemicals.co.uk/uploads/documents/44 - 2593 - SDS20981.pdf

Please note: we only deliver to registered UK businesses at non-residential addresses with a minimum order value of £100 before VAT

We only supply to mainland UK, contact us on 0800 990 3258 for rates to Ireland.

Please notify us if you have specific delivery requirements such as restricted access, requirement for a tail-lift delivery vehicle or pallet truck. Failure to notify us of a special delivery instructions can incur additional charges from our carriers.

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