Vegetable glycerine 99.5%
Vegetable glycerine 99.5%
Vegetable glycerine 99.5%
Vegetable glycerine 99.5%
Vegetable glycerine 99.5%
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Vegetable glycerine 99.5%

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GLYCERINE / GLYCEROL / GLYCERIN
High Quality General Purpose Reagent

Available volumes:

  • 10ml sample bottles (spout cap)
  • 50ml bottles (screw cap)


Grade: General purpose reagent (not food grade).

Glycerine content: Min 99.5%

APPEARANCE: Clear and colourless liquid, nearly odourless at 20ºC. Product is hygroscopic.

APPLICATIONS:

  • Vegetable Glycerine is used in many cosmetic and personal care products, e.g. soaps, creams, hair products, sprays and in water based personal lubricants. It improves smoothness and acts as a lubricant and moisturiser.
  • Glycerine / Glycerol / glycerin is a very effective antifreeze and a 70:30 glycerine:water solutions reduces the freezing point of water to -37°C by disputing the formation of ice crystals when temperatures fall below 0°C.
  • Glycerine can also serve as a substitute for petroleum based products. Glycerine-derived propylene glycol is a substitute for petroleum-based propylene.
Some potential uses for vegetable Glycerine:

  • Glycerine acetate (as a potential fuel additive)
  • Compost additive
  • For Tincture extraction and preservation of Essential oils and chemicals from herbs.
  • Citric acid production
  • Conversion to propylene glycol
  • Conversion to ethanol
  • Glycerine may be used as antifreeze for plants, if mixed with water in a 10% solution. It is believed to be effective at temperatures near -18C
  • Glycerine may serve as a source of energy used in waste water treatment plant digesters
  • Glycerin is used in textiles to soften the yarn and to lubricate fibres of different kinds. In the textile industry.
  • To add flexibility to rubber and plastic.
  • As a building block in manufacturing flexible foams.