Products – Anmol Chemicals Private Limited

Glycerol BP

General Specifications

Chemical Formula: C3H8O3

CAS Number: 56-81-5

Molecular Weight: 92.1

EINECS EC Number: 200-289-5


Test Specification
Characters It occurs as syrupy liquid, unctuous to the touch, colourless or almost colourless, clear, very hygroscopic

Test (A)

Test (B)

Test (C)

Test (D)


(a) Refractive Index.

(b) Infrared Absorption Spectrophotometry.

(c) Specified test.

(d)Specified test. The blue color does not diffuse into the lower layer.

Solubility Miscible with water and with ethanol (96 per cent), slightly soluble in acetone, practically insoluble in fatty oils and in essential oils.
Appearance of solution Solution is clear and colorless.
Acidity or alkalinity Specified test.
Refractive Index Between 1.470 to 1.475
Aldehydes Maximum 10ppm.
Esters Specified test.
Impurity A and related substances

Impurity A

Any other impurity with a retention time less than the retention time of glycerol

Total of all impurities with retention times greater than the retention time of glycerol

Disregard Limit


Maximum 0.1%

Maximum 0.1%


Maximum 0.5%


Maximum 0.05%

Halogenated Compounds Maximum 35ppm.
Sugars Specified test. The solution remains blue and no precipitate is formed.
Chlorides Maximum 10ppm.
Heavy metals Maximum 5ppm.
Water Maximum 2.0%
Sulfated ash Maximum 0.01%
Assay Not less than 98.0% and not more than 101% for anhydrous substance.

Shelf life, Storage and Packing

It should be stored in a segregated area in a cool and ventilated place away from combustible materials. Keep in a tightly closed container, sealed until ready for use. It is packed in 25kg or 50kg HDPE bags or drums as required.


We Manufacture Bulk Dugs/API, Excipients, pharmaceuticals (IP/BP/USP/NF/PH. EUR./JP), Speciality Chemicals (Pure/AR/ACS), mineral fortifiers (FCC). our manufacturing facility is GLP, GMP (FDA) approved, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 22000, FSSC 22000, FSSAI, kosher, halal, COPP and WHO-GMP certified.

Good Manufacturing Practice Certified by World Health Organization (WHO-GMP)
Written Confirmation Certification (WC)
Good Manufacturing Practice (EXCiPACT cGMP)
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Good Laboratory Practice (GLP)