Glycerol Formal Stabilized

Glycerol Formal Stabilized


Glycerol Formal is used in special pharmaceutical applications, including emulsifiers for parenteral formulations, specialty solvent, specialty embalming preparations and chemical reactants. Specifications comply with the European Pharmacopoeia.

Chemical Properties


  • C4H8O3

CAS Number

  • 4740-78-7 & 5464-28-8 Mixture

Typical Analysis

  • Assay – 99% Minimum
  • Formaldehyde – 0.02% Maximum
  • Water – 0.5% Maximum


  • Slightly viscous, clear colorless liquid having very little odor. Soluble in water, chloroform and low molecular weight alcohols and ketones. Miscible with essential and fatty oils or their esters.
McGean Product & Packaging

Standard Package

  • 2,750 pound tote
  • 550 pound drum
  • 40 pound pail

Part Number

  • 30710
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Glycerol Formal Stabilized

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