Technical glycerine; among other things used as solubilizer.
(1,2,3-Propantriol, 1,2,3-Trihydroxypropane)

About Glycatec®

GLACONCHEMIE produces technical glycerine under the name of Glycatec®. The chemical and the automobile industry use Glycatec® among other things as a starting component in the production of synthetic materials (alkyd resins), the production of polyurethane foams and as anti-freezing agent in motor cooling.

Certified safety

GLACONCHEMIE meets the highest requirements of the:

European Pharmacopeia VII
United States Pharmacopeia
Food Chemical Codex (FCC)

“NON GMO”-Standards of the European Union

Product specification, GLYCATEC ® HQ

Chemical product: Glycerin, min. 99.5 %
Chemical name: 1,2,3-Propantriol
Chemical formula: C3H8O3
Mol mass: 92.1 g/mol
CAS-No: 56-81-5
EINECS: 200-289-5
Revision: 0, January 2014

Appearance: Clear, nearly colourless, hygroscopic, syrupy liquid with mild typical smell.



Glycerin (Assay)

>= 99.5 %

Appearance of solution


Acidity or Alkalinity

<= 0.2 ml NaOH 0,1N

Refractive index (nD20)



>= 8 ml HCl 0,1N

Impurities before Glycerin peak

<= 0.15 %

Halogenated compounds

<= 35 ppm


<= 10 ppm


<= 0.2 %

Density at 20°C

1.260-1.265 g/cm3

APHA-Colour ASTM D1209

<= 10

Storage information: Approx. 1 year when stored in refined steel or aluminium tanks at temperatures of max. 40°C and kept under nitrogen blanket. The shelf life may decrease at higher temperatures.

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