Glycerol

CAS Registry Number®

56-81-5
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CAS Name

Glycerol

Molecular Formula

C3H8O3

Molecular Mass

92.09

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Compound Properties

  • Boiling Point (1)

    290 °C
  • Melting Point (2)

    20 °C
  • Density (2)

    1.2613 g/cm³ @ Temp: 20 °C

Source(s)

  • (1) PhysProp data were obtained from Syracuse Research Corporation of Syracuse, New York (US)
  • (2) Hazardous Substances Data Bank data were obtained from the National Library of Medicine (US)

Other Names and Identifiers

InChI

InChI=1S/C3H8O3/c4-1-3(6)2-5/h3-6H,1-2H2

InChIKey

InChIKey=PEDCQBHIVMGVHV-UHFFFAOYSA-N

SMILES

C(CO)(CO)O

Canonical SMILES

OCC(O)CO

Other Names for this Substance

  • 1,2,3-Propanetriol
  • Glycerol
  • Propanetriol
  • 2-Propanol, 1,3-dihydroxy-
  • Glycerin

Deleted or Replaced CAS Registry Numbers

8013-25-0, 29796-42-7, 30049-52-6, 37228-54-9, 75398-78-6, 78630-16-7, 1400594-62-8, 1422250-43-8, 1629856-20-7