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Glycerine or glycerol, derived from soybean and rapeseed, is premium USP grade for use in the pharmaceutical, food, cosmetics, paints, textile, industrial and agricultural markets. It is a clear, colourless and odourless viscous fluid. Highly refined, very stable and can be easily stored under normal temperatures. It is non-irritating and has no adverse impact to the environment.

A very versatile chemical substance that is sed extensively in pharmaceutical industry as an emulsifier, emollient, demulcent, plasticiser, humectant and sweetener. In the chemical industry, it is used in the manufacture of antifreeze and sealing compounds, as a plasticiser in the manufacture of various products, including gaskets, and a major precursor of nitroglycerine in production of dynamite.

Packaged: 1250kg

Description Guaranteed Unit
Glycerine Assay 99.0 – 101.0 % C3H8O3 Anhydrous Basis
Water Content Max 0.3 %
Chlorides Max 10 ppm
Sulphates Max 20 ppm
Chlorine Compounds Max 30 ppm
Fatty Acid Esters Max 1 mL of 0.5N NaOH
Identity Test A (USP) Pass
Identity Test B (USP) Pass
Identity Tect C (USP) Pass
Related Compounds: Total Impurities Max 1.0 %
Related Compounds: Any Individual Impurity Max 0.1 %
Specific Gravity (@ 25°C) Min 1.249
Colour Test Pass
Residue on Ignition Max 0.01 %
Heavy Metals, as Pb Max 5 ppm
Conforms to USP Specifications Confirmed

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