Glycerol is used as emulsifier, thickening agent in cosmetics and foods, plasticizer in packaging, paints and paper industry, preservative in food and beverages. It is used in pharmaceutical preparations to improve smoothness and providing lubrication. It is also used in epichlorohydrin and mono propylene glycol production.
This Thermo Scientific Chemicals brand product was originally part of the Alfa Aesar product portfolio. Some documentation and label information may refer to the legacy brand. The original Alfa Aesar product / item code or SKU reference has not changed as a part of the brand transition to Thermo Scientific Chemicals.