Glycerol, ACS Grade

SKU
G-2583
  • CAS:56-81-5
  • Formula:C3H8O3
  • MW:92.1 Da
  • Appearance:Clear liquid
  • Purity:≥99.5%

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Product Name Qty
Glycerol, ACS Grade
500 mL
$35.00
Glycerol, ACS Grade
4 L
$165.00
Glycerol, ACS Grade
20 L
$660.00

Description

Glycerol is useful in a variety of applications, glycerol is used as a solvent, plasticizer and humectant. In polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis, glycerol is used in sample preparation and gel formation. At a concentration of 5-10%, glycerol is used to increase the density of a sample so that it will layer at the bottom of a sample well. Additional uses include as an aid in casting gradient gels, a protein stabilizer, and storage buffer component.

Specifications

ACS / Ultra pure / USP

 

 

More Information
Alternate Name/Synonyms
glycerin; 1,2,3-propanetriol
SKU
G-2583
CAS #
56-81-5
Chemical Name
propane-1,2,3-triol
Chemical Formula
C3H8O3
Molecular Weight
92.1 Da
Appearance
Clear liquid
Purity
≥99.5%
Solubility
Soluble in water (>500 g/L) at 20 °C, methanol, ethanol, and DMSO. Insoluble in benzene, ether, chloroform, and fixed and volatile oils. Absorbs water from the air. Also absorbs hydrogen sulfide, hydrogen cyanide and sulfur dioxide.
Storage Temp
Room temperature
USE
Polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis
SMILES
N/A
Handling
Use in a chemical fume hood, with air supplied by an independent system. Avoid inhalation, contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Avoid the formation of dust and aerosols. Use in a well-ventilated area. Keep away from sources of ignition. Avoid prolonged or repeated exposure.
Handling Use in a chemical fume hood, with air supplied by an independent system. Avoid inhalation, contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Avoid the formation of dust and aerosols. Use in a well-ventilated area. Keep away from sources of ignition. Avoid prolonged or repeated exposure.
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