Synonyms: Propanediol, 1,2,3-propanediol, Glycyl alcohol; 1,2,3-Trihydroxypropane; Glycerine
Molecular Formula: C3H8O3
CAS NO: 56-81-5
EINECS NO: 200-289-5
Physical State: Liquid
Odor: faint odor
PH: Not available.
Vapor Pressure: .0025 mm Hg @ 5
Viscosity: Not available.
Boiling Point: 290 deg C
Freezing/Melting Point: 20 deg F
Autoignition Temperature: 400 deg C ( 752.00 deg F)
Flash Point: 193 deg C ( 379.40 deg F)
Explosion Limits, lower: 1.1
Explosion Limits, upper: Not available.
Decomposition Temperature: 290 C
Solubility in water: Miscible in water. Insol. in chloroform,
Specific Gravity/Density: 1.2610g/cm3 @ 20C
|Glycerin content %||≧99.5|
|Sulfate ash %||≦0.01|
|Saponification equivalent mmol/100g||≦1.0|
1 Manufacture of nitroglycerin, alkyd resin and epoxy resin.
2 In medicine, for the preparation of various preparations, solvents, hygroscopic agents, anti-freeze agents and sweeteners, with external ointment or suppository.
3 Used in the paint industry to make a variety of alkyd resin, polyester resin, glyceride ether and epoxy resin.
4 Used in the textile and printing and dyeing industry to make lubricants, hygroscopic agents, fabric anti-wrinkle shrink treatment agents, diffuser and osmosis.
5 Used as a sweetener in the food industry, tobacco agent hygroscopic agent and solvent.
6 It has a wide range of uses in papermaking, cosmetics, tanning, photography, printing, metal processing, electrical materials, rubber and other industries .
7 Used as antifreeze for vehicle and aircraft fuels and oil fields
Packing Group: II
Hazard class: 6.1
Customs Code: 2907 11000
Hazard Shipping Code: UN 28216.1 / PG2
Hazard class code: R23/24/25; R34; R40; R48/20/21 / 22; R68
Safety statement: S26-S36/37/39-S45-S36/37-S28A-S28-S24/ 25-S1/2-S36-S16
Hazard Symbols: T: Toxic; C: Corrosive;