Vegetable Glycerin Natural Food Grade
Glycerol is a simple polyol (sugar alcohol) compound. It is a colorless, odorless, viscous liquid that widely uses in pharmaceutical formulations. Natural Vegetable Glycerin has three hydroxyl groups that are responsible for its solubility in water and its hygroscopic nature. The glycerin backbone is central to all lipids known as triglycerides. Glycerin is sweet-tasting and of low toxicity. Consider adding these essential oils and skincare products!
Vegetable Glycerin uses in medical and pharmaceutical and personal care preparations. Mainly as a means of improving smoothness, providing lubrication and as a humectant. It finds in allergen immunotherapies, cough syrups, elixirs and expectorants, toothpaste, and lastly mouthwashes. Other items, are such as, skin care products, shaving cream, hair care products, soaps and water-based personal lubricants.
- Food Grade: Vegetable glycerin considers safe for consumption and uses in the food industry as a sweetener and food additive. It often finds in foods like baked goods, candies, and beverages.
- Non-Toxic: Glycerin is generally recognized as safe (GRAS) by regulatory authorities when used in accordance with established guidelines. It has a low level of toxicity and is well-tolerated by most individuals.
- Lubrication: Due to its lubricating properties, glycerin uses in various formulations to improve smoothness and texture. It can find in products like shaving cream and personal lubricants.
- Natural Source: Vegetable glycerin typically derives from plant-based sources, making it suitable for vegetarians and vegans. It produces from vegetable oils such as palm, soy, or coconut oil.
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