Glycerin 99.5% AR [56-81-5]
Glycerin is used in creams, lipsticks, cosmetic products. It is a raw material for the synthesis of many chemical compounds, among others in some types of soaps. Glycerin also has skin moisturizing properties and the ability to homogenize the ingredients of cosmetic products. Glycerin is used in the production of explosives and in tanning.
Odor: no smell
pH: approx. 5 (100 g / l H2O, 20 ° C)
Melting point: 18 ° C
Boiling point: 290 ° C,
decomposition> 290 ° C
Auto-ignition temperature: about 429 ° C
Flash point: 177 ° C
Steam pressure: 0.01 mbar (200 ° C)
Density: 1.26 g / ml (200 ° C)
in water: soluble
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Source: GHS pictograms