Colorless, odorless, sweet-tasting, and non-toxic, Cremer is a leading provider of glycerols.

See below for technical specs on our glycerin products and some of their potential applications.

Glycerin Potential Applications

Personal Care (emollients)

  • Skin creams and lotions
  • Hair conditioners
  • Toothpaste
  • Mouthwash
  • Soaps
  • Baked goods
  • Protein bars
  • Candies
  • Pasta
  • Cereal
  • Condiments
  • Soups and sauces
  • Margarine/shortenings
  • Filler in low fat food products

Pharmaceutical (humectant, excipient uses)

  • Cough syrups
  • Gel capsules
  • Pharmaceutical ointments

Other (lubricants, additives, etc.)

  • Fabric production lubricant
  • Moisture retention additive in pet foods
  • Anti-freeze fluid
  • Surface paints and coatings
CharacteristicsFood Grade 99.7 USP
Glycerin
Food Grade 99.7 USP
Kosher Glycerin
Food Grade 99.7 USP Kosher for Passover
Glycerin
Food Grade 96.0 USP Kosher GlycerinRapeseed Ph. Eur. Glycerin 86.5%Rapeseed Ph. Eur. Glycerin 99.5% Crude Glycerin
Glycerine Content99.7% Min99.7% Min99.7% Min96% Min85-88% Min99.50% MinRequest a Spec
Specific Gravity 25°/25°C1.2613 Min1.2613 Min1.2517 - 1.25311.2613 Min
Color APHA Max20 Max20 Max20 Max20 Max10 Max10 Max
Residue on Ignition Max0.01% Max0.01% or 100 ppm Max0.01% Max0.01% Max
Chlorides ppm Max10 ppm Max0.001% or 100 ppm Max10 ppm Max10 ppm Max10 Max10 Max
Sulfates ppm Max20 ppm Max0.002% or 20 ppm Max20 ppm Max20 ppm Max0.01 Max0.01 Max
Chlorinated
Compounds ppm
Max
30 ppm Max0.003% or 30 ppm Max30 ppm Max30 ppm Max10 Max10 Max
Fatty Acids &
Esters
1mL Max1mL Max1mL Max1mL Max8 Min8 Min
Assay (Anhydrous)99.0-101.099.0-101.099.0-101.099.0-101.0
Moisture Value0.3 Max0.3 Max0.3 Max4.0 Max12-150.5 Max
Residual SolventCompliant to USP <467>
Elemental ImpuritiesCompliant to USP <232/233>
Related CompoundsIndividual Impurity ≤ 0.1% Sum of all impurities ≤ 1.0%
Identification A FTIRPasses test as Glycerin
Identification BDEG Impurity ≤ 0.1% EG Impurity ≤ 0.1%Passes test as Glycerin
Identification CPasses test as Glycerin
CAS Number56-81-556-81-556-81-556-81-556-81-556-81-5

Propylene Glycol

CharacteristicsPropylene Glycol USP KosherPropylene Glycol Industrial Grade
Assay - PG wt. %99.5% Min99%
Assay - DPG wt. %0.50%Density @ 20C
Specific Gravity 25°/25°C1.030-1.040NR
Moisture %0.2 Max0.2 Max
Color APHA10 Max10 Max
Acidity as Acetic Acid,
wt. %
0.011 Max0.005 Max
Distillation range 760 mm, °C - IBPNRNR
Distillation range 760 mm, °C - DPNRNR
Chlorides70 ppm Max70 ppm Max
Sulfates60 ppm Max
Heavy MetalsNR
Arsenic as AsNR
Residue on Ignition0.007 Max
Refractive IndexNR
ID by IRPass
OdorPractically None
AppearanceClear, Free of suspended matterClear, Free of suspended matter
IronNRNR
CAS Number57-55-657-55-6