In its purest state it is a colourless, odourless and viscous liquid. It is, in simple terms, an organic alcohol mixture of sugar and alcohol and is fully miscible in water. Due to its properties, it has many uses in nearly every industry. It’s most common uses are as, thickening agent in cosmetics and foods, emulsifier and humectant in cosmetics, sweetening agent, plasticiser in packaging, paints and paper industry, and preservative in many industries, such as foods and beverages.
It is also used in special effects makeup to create the appearance of swelling and also used in forming tears even mixed with water It is great for spraying onto the skin to form sweat or rain drops. We also sell 300 Bloom Pork gelatine, Sorbitol liquid and Powder
Makeup artists suggest adding it to special effects mixtures to slow the drying process and prevent the gelatine in the mixture from shrinking and hardening. The more glycerine added, the softer the special effects mixture will be.
VEGETABLE GLYCERINE EP
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: Clear, colourless or almost colourless syrupy liquid, oily to the touch
COMPLIANCE: Complies with the requirements of the European Pharmacopoeia for Glycerine
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: UK, Germany, Belgium
SOLUBILITY: Slightly soluble in acetone, practically insoluble in fatty oils and essential oils, miscible
GENETIC MODIFICATION: The product has not undergone any form of genetic modification
ALLERGEN INFO: This Glycerine is packed in a facility where Egg Powder and Sulphur Dioxide may be present
DIETARY INFO: Suitable for all diets, including vegetarians