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G1513 Sigma-Aldrich

Glycerol formal

47-67% 5-hydroxy-1,3-dioxane basis (GC), 33-53% 4-hydroxymethyl-1,3-dioxolane basis (GC)

  • CAS Number 99569-11-6

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C4H8O3

  • Molecular Weight 104.10

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 103206

  •  MDL number MFCD10039829

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24895065

  •  NACRES NA.25

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Properties

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Quality Level   200
assay   33-53% 4-hydroxymethyl-1,3-dioxolane basis (GC)
  47-67% 5-hydroxy-1,3-dioxane basis (GC)
contains   ~0.02% 2,6-di-tert-butyl-4-methylphenol as stabilizer
refractive index   n20/D 1.451 (lit.)
bp   192-193 °C (lit.)
density   1.203 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
SMILES string   OCC1COCO1.OC2COCOC2
InChI   1S/2C4H8O3/c5-4-1-6-3-7-2-4;5-1-4-2-6-3-7-4/h2*4-5H,1-3H2
InChI key   JIUMSISXCKWZTA-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

Application

Glycerol formal is used to to solubilize water-insoluble compounds for subsequent aqueous dilution. It has been used as a chemical and dye emulsifier and as a cosolvent for drug delivery. Glycerol formal was used as a vehicle for antibiotic delivery in rats.

Packaging

1 L in glass bottle

100, 250 mL in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN 1993 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
WGK 3

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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