Glycerin (glycerol)

Physical and chemical properties Color and smell state: The appearance is clear and viscous liquid, colorless, odorless, and sweet 
Toxicity: non-toxic Flammability: combustible
Density: 1.263    Volatility: not volatile
Corrosivity: No corrosion Boiling point: 290.9℃
Decomposability: high temperature decomposition  Stability: good 
Melting point: 17.8℃ Acidity and alkalinity: neutral
Hygroscopicity: Yes Spontaneous ignition point: 523℃
Stickiness: Yes Deliquescence: Deliquescence
Flash point: 177℃  
Solubility: miscible with water, alcohols, amines and phenols in any ratio.
Various numbers CAS:56-81-5  HS: 2905450000 EINECS: 200-289-5
Uses Used in medicine, it is used to prepare various preparations, solvents, moisture absorbents, antifreeze and sweeteners, to prepare external ointments or suppositories, etc.; in industry to prepare various alkyd resins, polyester resins, Glycidyl ether and epoxy resin, etc.; used in the textile and printing and dyeing industries to prepare lubricants, moisture absorbents, fabric anti-shrink treatment agents, diffusing agents and penetrants; used as sweeteners and tobacco agents in the food industry hygroscopic agent and solvent; widely used in papermaking, cosmetics, tanning, photography, printing, metal processing, electrical materials and rubber industries; and used as an antifreeze for automobile and aircraft fuel and oil fields; glycerin can be used in the new ceramic industry as a plasticizer.
Hazard category General chemicals
Fire-fighting measures Use foam, dry powder, carbon dioxide, sand, water mist to extinguish the fire.
Emergency treatment Avoid contact with skin and eyes. After contact with eyes, please rinse with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
Packaging, storage, transportation Use aluminum drums, galvanized iron drums, plastic packaging, 200-250kg/drum, and can also be stored in tinned or stainless steel containers. During the storage and transportation, it must be protected from moisture, heat, and water, and stored and transported in accordance with general chemical regulations.

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