Current Prices, Historical Series and Forecasts in Several Countries
Chart Description. Intratec provides Glycerol prices in several countries, as follows:
Chart Instructions. Hover the mouse over the series to view the respective Glycerol prices plotted. You can filter a given Glycerol price series by clicking on the respective legend label, right above the chart.
About Glycerol. Glycerol is an organic compound, in the alcohol class, more specifically a trihydroxy alcohol. It is a colorless, odorless and viscous liquid, with sweet taste. The three hydroxyl groups are responsible for its miscibility with water, alcohol and most organic solvents, and for its hygroscopic nature. It is highly used in the food, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries.
Chemical Formula. C3H8O3
Commercial Grades. crude (80 wt% minimum purity); hydrolysis crude (88 to 91 wt% purity); and technical grade (95 wt% minimum purity).
Uses. Glycerol is mainly used as humectant; plasticizer; perfumery; lubricants; antibiotic production; bacteriostat; sweetener; cosmetic solvent; adhesives; drug vehicle; polyurethane crosslinking agent; industrial solvent; and antifreeze agent.
- Oil - castor, coconut, cramble, fish, palm kernel, tobacco seed,etc (hydrolysis)
- Oil - castor, coconut, cramble, fish, palm kernel, tobacco seed,etc + methanol (transesterification)
To know more about Glycerol production processes, click here.
Derivatives. alkyd resins; benzanthrone; biomethanol; diacetin; dihydroxyacetone; dipalmitoyl phosphatidylglycerol; epichlorohydrin; fatty acid mono/diglycerides; nitroglycerine; omega-3-fatty acid triglycerides; carboxylated polyester resins; hydroxylated polyester resins; flexible polyether polyols; rigid polyether polyols; polyglycerol; propylene glycol; and urethane-alkyd resins.
Methodology. The pricing data presented are, if not otherwise indicated, volume-weighted average transaction prices including contract and spot transactions in the locations specified. The information provided is obtained from gathering and refining of trade data officially reported for the respective countries (i.e., governmental agencies, institutions related to foreign trade and industry publications). For further details check our Methodology.
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