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Answered 2014-11-20 03:34:17

One common name for Glycerin is propanetriol. Other common names are glycerol, and glycyl alcohol. Glycerin is in the carbohydrate chemical family.

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What is a glycerol molecule?

Glycerol is another name of Glycerin, (1,2,3-propatriol).

What is in the ingredient glycerin?

Glycerin is a compound and doesn't have anything "in" it. It is also known as glycerol or by the IUPAC name propan-1,2,3-triol (SMILES OCC(O)CO).

How do you spell glycerin?

That is the correct spelling of glycerin.

Where is glycerin in a grocery store?

where is glycerin in a grocery store

Where does glycerin comes from?

Pure glycerin is derived from animal fats. There is a substance in animal fat which is glycerin. A product which say it is free from animal fats is misleading if it contains glycerin in it. Glycerin is animal fat or rather a substance from the fat. Although glycerin can be from vegetable its best to make sure specially if you're a veggie.

Is glycerin newtonian fluid?

YES, Glycerin is Newtonian fluid.

Is oil lighter or glycerin?

oil is lighter than glycerin.

What does glycerin look like?

Glycerin is a clear colorless liquid.

What are the ingredients in USP glycerin?

USP glycerin is a pure compound.

Is glycerin for whitening?

Glycerin lubricates and moisturizes the skin. It does not whiten.

Who invented or discovered glycerin?

Karl Wilhelm Scheele is known to have discovered glycerin, and Michel Eugene is known to have renamed it "glycerin."

What can you use instead of glycerin?

Some people suggest substituting glycerin with an unflavored oil (same proportion as the glycerin). You can usually miss the glycerin out of the recipe without it resulting in an extremely different outcome (as long as the glycerin was only a small proportion of the recipe).

Is glycerin a mixture?

Glycerin is another name for glycerol, which is a pure compound, not a mixture. However, if you leave pure glycerol exposed to the air, it will attract moisture, so an opened bottle labeled "glycerin" may in fact contain a mixture of glycerol and water (up to about 20% water).

Glycerin is it preservative?

Not really, glycerin is a humidicant. Meaning that it does not evaporate and in fact absorbs water from the air. It is this property of glycerin that keeps "glycerin preserved" foliage soft and pliable (unlike dried foliage which is brittle). Also glycerin is a sugar and hence it is subject to bio-degradation.

What is the specific gravity of glycerin?

The specific gravity of glycerin is approximately 1.263.

Will water float on glycerin?

no,because glycerin is dense than water

Is glycerin polar or non polar or ionic?

Glycerin is a polar compound.

Where can you buy glycerin in Brisbane Australia?

Glycerin is available at most chemists.

Is glycerin the same as glucose?

Glycerin is a liquid at room temperature. Glucose is a solid and likely significantly sweeter than glycerin. One is not a substitute for the other. Glycerin is often sold in the pharmacy section of a supermarket.