Glycerine (glycerol) Ph. Eur., USP, BP

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Synonyms: Glycerol1,2,3-Propanetriol

24386.460EA 1610 GBP
24386.460 24386.367 24386.298 24386.554
Glycerine (glycerol) Ph. Eur., USP, BP
Glycerine

Appearance: Syrupy liquid, unctuous to the touch, colourless or almost colourless, clear, very hygroscopic.
Residues of metal catalysts or reagents: Conforms to EMEA/CHMP/SWP/4446/2000


Caution: Not for use as Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API)

Formula: HOCH₂CH(OH)CH₂OH
MW: 92.09 g/mol
Boiling Pt: 290 °C (1013 hPa)
Melting Pt: 18.6 °C
Density: 1.26 g/cm³ (20 °C)
Flash Pt: 177 °C (open cup)
Storage Temperature: Ambient
MDL Number: MFCD00004722
CAS Number: 56-81-5
EINECS: 200-289-5
Merck Index: 13,04497
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Specification Test Results

Appearance Conforms (see CoA/CoS)
Heavy metals (as Pb) Max. 5 ppm
Residual solvents Passes test
Residues of metal catalysts or reagents Unlikely by manuf.process
As (Arsenic) Max. 1 ppm
Cd (Cadmium) Max. 1 ppm
Co (Cobalt) Max. 1 ppm
Hg (Mercury) Max. 1 ppm
Ni (Nickel) Max. 2 ppm
Pb (Lead) Max. 2 ppm
V (Vanadium) Max. 1 ppm
Conforms to Ph.Eur./USP/BP Passes test
Ph.Eur./BP specifications:
Assay (on anhydrous) [Ph.Eur./BP] 98.0 --> 101.0 %
Identification A Passes test Ph.Eur./BP
Identification B Passes test Ph.Eur./BP
Appearance of solution Passes test Ph.Eur./BP
Acidity or alkalinity Passes test Ph.Eur./BP
Refractive index (20°C) [Ph.Eur./BP] 1.470 --> 1.475
Aldehydes [Ph.Eur./BP] Max. 10 ppm
Esters Passes test Ph.Eur./BP
Diethylene glycol [Ph.Eur./BP] Max. 0.1 %
Any oth. impur.(tR<glycerol)[Ph.Eur./BP] Max. 0.1 %
Total impur. (tR>glycerol) [Ph.Eur./BP] Max. 0.5 %
Disregard limit [Ph.Eur./BP] Max. 0.05 %
Halogenated compounds [Ph.Eur./BP] Max. 35 ppm
Sugars Passes test Ph.Eur./BP
Cl (Chloride) [Ph.Eur./BP] Max. 10 ppm
Water [Ph.Eur./BP] Max. 2.0 %
Sulphated ash [Ph.Eur./BP] Max. 0.01 %
USP specifications:
Assay (calculated on anhydrous) [USP] 99.0 --> 101.0 %
Identification A Passes test USP
Identification B [USP] Max. 0.10 %
Identification C Passes test USP
Cl (Chloride) [Ph.Eur./USP] Max. 10 ppm
SO4 (Sulphate) [USP] Max. 20 ppm
Residue on ignition [USP] Max. 0.01 %
Individual impurities [USP] Max. 0.1 %
Total impurities [USP] Max. 1.0 %
Limit of chlorinated comp. (as Cl) [USP] Max. 30 ppm
Fatty acids and esters Passes test USP
Colour Passes test USP
Specific gravity (25°C) [USP] Min. 1.249
Water determination [USP] Max. 5.0 %

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