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
Food Grade 99.7 USP
Kosher Glycerin
Food Grade 99.7 USP Kosher for Passover
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 Min1.2613 Min1.2517 - 1.2531
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 10 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
Compounds ppm
30 ppm Max0.003% or 30 ppm Max30 ppm Max30 ppm Max10 Max10 Max
Fatty Acids &
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