Glycerin is distilled 2905450000
Glycerin (or glycerol) is a trihydric alcohol, a simple polyol compound. Glycerin is a viscous, colorless, odorless, sweet-tasting liquid commonly used in pharmaceutical formulations. Glycerin has three hydrophilic hydroxy groups, due to which it is soluble in water and hygroscopic. The glycerol skeleton is the central part of all lipids known as triglycerides.
Molecular Formula: C3H8O3
Molecular Weight: 92.09.
Uses of Glycerol:
- Food additive E422 for food and beverages - for moisture retention and as a solvent and sweetener
- Filler in low fat products (e.g. biscuits)
- Thickener in liqueurs
- Sugar substitute <