Vegetable Glycerine Glycerol 99.5%
Available in 250ml, 500ml.
Molecular formula: C3H8O3
Glycerol (also called glycerine) is This simple polyol compound, non-toxic, colourless, odourless, viscous liquid with a sweet taste. The glycerol backbone is found in lipids known as glycerides. Glycerol is bacteriostatic
In foods and beverages, glycerol serves as a humectant, solvent, and sweetener, and can help preserve food. It is also used as a filler in commercially prepared low-fat foods and as a thickening agent in liqueurs. Glycerol and water are used to preserve certain types of plant leaves. As a food additive, glycerol has the E number E422;
Glycerol is used in medical, pharmaceutical and personal care preparations, often as a smoothing agent, moisturizer and as a humectant. Due to its antimicrobial and antiviral properties, it is widely used in the treatment of FDA-approved wounds and burns;
- It is used as an "alcohol-free" alternative to ethanol as a solvent in the preparation of herbal extracts;
- It is an important ingredient in the production of electronic cigarettes;
- As a base for some antifreeze preparations;
- As a filling of pressure gauges to dampen vibrations;
Glycerol is used by the film industry when filming water scenes to prevent areas from drying out too quickly.
Buyer assumes all responsibility for safety and use not in accordance with directions.