1.04094 Supelco

Glycerol 85%

for analysis EMSURE® Reag. Ph Eur

Synonym: 1,2,3-Propanetriol, Glycerin, 1,2,3-Propanetriol, Trihydroxylpropane, Protol, Glycerol solution

  • CAS Number 56-81-5

  • Linear Formula HOCH2CH(OH)CH2OH · aq

  • Molecular Weight 92.09 (anhydrous basis)

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 635685

  •  MDL number MFCD00004722



Quality Level   300
grade   Reag. Ph. Eur.
vapor pressure   8 hPa ( 20 °C)
autoignition temp.   429 °C
pH   5 (20 °C, 100 g/L in H2O)
bp   182 °C/20 mmHg (lit.)
mp   -10 °C
transition temp   flash point 199 °C
density   1.252 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
SMILES string   OCC(O)CO
InChI   1S/C3H8O3/c4-1-3(6)2-5/h3-6H,1-2H2
storage conditions   Store at +5°C to +30°C.


General description

EMSURE grade solvents are suitable for a broad spectrum of classical lab applications, and are frequently used in regulated and highly demanding lab applications. EMSURE provides worldwide best and most extensive product specifications. We declare our EMSURE range to be in compliance with the ACS, with the reagent part of the European Pharmacopoeia (Reag. Ph Eur) and also with the ISO standards.

Analysis Note

Assay (GC; calc. on hydrous substance): 84.5 - 85.5 %
Assay (alkalimetric after oxidation): 83.5 - 88.5 %
Identity: passes test
Appearance of solution: passes test
Acidity or alkalinity: passes test
Free alkali (as NH₃): ≤ 0.0005 %
Free acid (as CH₃COOH): ≤ 0.002 %
Refractive index (n 20/D): 1.449 - 1.455
Density (d 20/4): 1.221 - 1.232 g/cm³
Chloride (Cl): ≤ 0.0001 %
Sulfate (SO₄): ≤ 0.0005 %
Heavy metals (as Pb): ≤ 0.0001 %
Halogenated compounds (as Cl): ≤ 0.0030 %
Aldehydes: ≤ 10 ppm
Fe (Iron): ≤ 0.0001 %
NH₄ (Ammonium): ≤ 0.0005 %
Fatty Esters (as glycerintributyrate): ≤ 0.05 %
Esters: passes test
Readily carbonizable substances: passes test
Diethylene glycol and related Substances (impurity A): ≤ 0.1 %
Diethylene glycol and related Substances (any further impurity): ≤ 0.1 %
Diethylene glycol and related Substances (Sum of all impurities): ≤ 0.5 %
Sugar: passes test
Sulfated ash: ≤ 0.005 %
Water: 14.5 - 15.5 %

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