CAS nr. 56-81-5


Food grade, Industrial grade, Feed grade

"Glycerin is available in different qualities and solutions"

Vivochem supplies various qualities and solutions of Glycerin, including raw Glycerin, non-GMO Glycerin and technical Glycerin. Request your free quote from Vivochem now.

  • Available in Bulk, IBC, Pallet drums, Pallet cans
  • Molecular formula C3H8O3
  • CAS number 56-81-5
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ViVoChem, there's chemistry in that!

Are you looking for a partner who can supply chemical raw materials? ViVoChem is the supplier of chemical raw materials to companies worldwide. We provide many companies with different applications with a delivery program of +450 chemical raw materials. In addition to distribution, we offer the possibility to fill chemical raw materials for you and store them in our warehouse. 

Glycerin or Glycerol is a viscous colourless liquid with a sweet taste and is moderate to well soluble in water. The food-grade variant is indicated by the E-number E 422.

Why do customers order Glycerin from ViVoChem?

  • Our Glycerin is available in different qualities and solutions.
  • In addition to Glycerin, we can supply +450 chemical raw materials from stock.
  • Do you have questions about your delivery? Our customer service is always there for you!
  • No space or no suitable location to store chemicals? Have your chemical raw materials held in our modern PGS 15 hall.
  • After your quotation request, we will contact you within one working day.
  • Glycerin is available in IBC containers, pallet drums and pallets cans.

Applications of Glycerin

Glycerin is mainly used as a softener and anti-freezing agent for industrial applications. In the medical industry, Glycerin has applications as an additive in cough syrup and vaccines because of its smoothing and soothing properties. The personal care industry uses the substance as a moisture-retaining agent in cosmetics such as toothpaste, shampoo, hand cream and soap. Glycerin lowers the surface tension of water and is often found in the bubble-blowing fluid.

In the food industry (food), Glycerin is often used as a solvent or sweetener in sweets, pastries and margarine. Also, in the feed industry (feed) (raw), Glycerin is used as a preservative.

Are you wondering if our Glycerin is suitable for your applications? Don't hesitate to contact our sales staff or request the safety data sheet / MSDS. 

Would you like to receive more information or receive a price instantly?

Do you want to request a quotation? Fill in the form on this page. Within one working day, you will receive a quote from us with the price based on the desired quantity and packaging. Do you agree with the offer? Then we will work for you to deliver the Glycerin at the desired time to your location. Our minimum delivery time is 2-3 working days. 

Do you have any questions about the delivery? Our customer service is ready to answer all your questions. 

ADR warehousing for our customers

Besides the distribution of chemical raw materials, we can fill and store chemical raw materials in our modern warehouse. In this video Daniël explains more about our ADR Warehousing 

About ViVoChem

ViVoChem once started as “Visser Vogelzang Chemie BV” and has been since 2011 a part of the international group BÜFA. ViVoChem is the B2B partner regarding the distribution, storagedrumming and export of chemicals.

Companies from various sectors rely on ViVoChem's products and services daily. Personal contact, the possibility to outsource chemical goods and the flexibility in delivery are among the top 3 added values ViVoChem has, according to its customers.

The location of ViVoChem, at the XL Businesspark Almelo, is handy for the fast distribution of chemicals within the Benelux and Europe. ViVoChem is also the domestic partner for the worldwide export of chemicals; situated close to the logistic hotspot "Port of Twente", ViVoChem ships your chemical products quickly and accurately. Do you want to know more about the export possibilities of ViVoChem? Then take a look at this page.

Whatever packaging you are looking for, ViVoChem will provide the right product in the proper packaging. Does your location have to meet strict safety standards? Perhaps the Varibox is a solution. You can find out more about our packaging in this video.

Would you like to request a quotation from ViVoChem? You can do so easily online by filling in the form on a product page or via the general contact form. A non-binding quote will be sent to you within one working day. We will contact you if we need additional information to prepare the quotation.

Any questions or comments?

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The information shown on this page is not a statement as to the suitability of the product for any particular application. An end user must test the suitability of the product for his process against, among other things, the applicable laws and regulations and the use of the correct quality. Vivochem B.V. therefore does not accept any claims regarding this information.

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