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GLYCERIN

For over 180 years, P&G Chemicals has produced the highest quality glycerin for our customer formulations. Today our offering includes GMP compliant, Kosher, GFSI Certified, and RSPO Mass Balance glycerin.

Potential Applications

Agrochemicals

Carrier, Solvent, Humectant and Anti-freeze

Lubricants

Used in lubricant, sizing, and softening of yarn and fabric, Lubricant in the manufacturing of paper

Personal Care

Humectants, solvent and lubricant in personal care products, Sorbitol replacement, Toothpaste, Mouthwashes, Skin care products, Emollient due to its strong moisturizing qualities, Excipient use only

Excipient Pharmaceuticals

Excipient use only, Gel caps, Low water activity, Used in medical and pharmaceutical preparations, mainly as a means of improving smoothness, providing lubrication and humectants, Cough syrups and Elixirs and expectorants

Household, Industrial, & Institutional (HI&I)

Cellulous films, Used in surface coatings and paints, Used as softener and plasticizer, Polyols, Glycerin is the initiator to which propylene oxide/ethylene oxide is added, Used in de/anti-icing fluids, Used in lubricating, sizing and softening of yarn and fabric, Manufacturing of paper as a plasticizer, humectant and lubricant, Major raw material in production of polyols for flexible foams, Softener and plasticizer, Used in combination with propylene or ethylene glycol for fluids that require low freezing points and low viscosity, Epichlorohydrin production

Food and Beverages

Emulsifier, Sweetener, Humectant (prevents drying), Substitute for water, May help to preserve foods, Solvent for flavors and food coloring, Used in manufacture of polyglycerol esters going into shortenings and margarine, Used as filter in low-fat food products (e.g. cookies), Manufacture of mono- and di-glycerides for use as emulsifiers, Humectant and softening agent in candy, cakes, and casings for meats and cheeses, Edible plasticizer are the functionality glycerin provides as a food ingredient.

Cosmetics

Humectant, solvent, and lubricant in cosmetic products, Adding glycerin to soaps results in a quicker lather and softer feel, although these soaps also disintegrate faster. These soaps had gained popularity because of their designer looks, pleasant smell, and moisturizing characteristics

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Glycerin portfolio

P&G Chemicals glycerin refineries in Cincinnati Ohio USA and Kuantan, Malaysia produce Superol and Moon Kosher glycerin brands for sale across the globe. The Star 96% glycerin still produced in Cincinnati, is P&G's oldest branded product. Select the region below to view the offerings.

Superol KPO Glycerin, USP/FCC/EP

MOON OU Glycerin, USP/FCC

Star KPO Glycerin 96%

Star NK Glycerin 96%

Superol NK Glycerin, USP/FCC

Superol K Glycerin USP/FCC and EP

Superol K9 Glycerin USP/FCC (for pet food in China)

Superol K+ Glycerin USP/FCC (for pharma excipients)

Moon K Glycerin USP/FCC

CP Glycerin