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Glycerin is an organic compound and a triol. It were use in different ways as humectant agent for many foods. Glycerin becomes to produces of solvents, antifreeze admixture, lubricant and dye stuffs.

CAS-No. 56-81-5
EINECS-No. 200-289-5
Chemical formula: C3H8O3

Synonyms: Glycerol | Glycerin | Propanetriol | 1,2,3-Trihydroxypropane | 1,2,3-Propanetriol
Application of the substance / the preparation Basic raw material for the chemical industry


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MSDS according 91/155 EEC (2001/58 EC)


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Hazard description for Glycerine: not applicable
Information pertaining to particular dangers for man and environment:
According to current European laws and regulations the product is not
dangerous or toxic material (based on the available data).
Chemical characterization for Glycerine, glycerol, glycerine:
CAS No. Description: 56-81-5 glycerol

Identification number(s):
EINECS Number: 200-289-5
General Information
for Glycerine, glycerol, glycerine
Form: Fluid
Colour: Colourless
Odour: Odourless

Change in condition
Melting point/Melting range: ~ 18°C
Boiling point/Boiling range:
Flash point:
~ 198°C
Ignition temperature: 400°C
Danger of explosion: Product is not explosive. However, formation of
explosive air / vapour mixtures are possible.
Explosion limits:
Lower: 0.9 Vol %
Density at 25°C: 1.26 g/cm³

Solubility in / Miscibility with


Fully miscible
pH-value: Neutral
Land transport ADR/RID (cross-border) for Glycerine:
No hazardous good according to the regulation.

Maritime transport IMDG:
IMDG Class: No hazardous good according to the regulation.

Air transport ICAO-TI and IATA-DGR:
ICAO/IATA Class: No hazardous good according to the regulation.
Markings according to EC guidelines for Glycerine:
The substance(product)is not subject to classification according to EC-directives and other
sources of literature known to us. Observe the general safety regulations when handling chemicals.

National regulations:

Technical guidance (air):
C l a s s  S h a r e  i n %
 NK       100.0

Water hazard class:
Water hazard class 1 (Assessment by list): slightly hazardous for water.

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