Glycerine 99,5 %

What is Glycerine?

Glycerine, or alternatively Glycerin or Glycerol, is a multi-functional product, originated from the production of biodiesel by transesterification of oils and fats with subsequent refining of the glycerine. It is non-toxic, water-soluble, colorless, odorless, clear and viscous liquid with a high boiling point. Has good antimicrobial and antiviral properties and is hygroscopic in nature.

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Chemical and physical properties of Glycerin

Chemical formula C3H8O3 (C3H5(OH)3)
Chemical name 1, 2, 3-propanetriol / Propane-1, 2, 3-triol / Trihydroxypropane
CAS No 56-81-5
INCI Glycerine (only from vegetable source)
E-number E-422


Viterra's high quality glycerin

Viterra is a high quality, vegetable origin glycerin manufacturer, which is used in variety of industries, including cosmetics, personal case, food, pharma, tobacco and many industrial applications.

We are one of the main glycerin producers in Europe. Our portfolio consist of crude (80% glycerol concertation) and refined (99,5% and 99,7%) glycerine grades, with variety of specific requirements, like specific feedstock, certification or quality:

  • European Pharmacopoeia (EP)
  • United States Pharmacopeia (USP)
  • E-422 (Food)
  • FSSC 22000
  • GMP+ (Feed)
  • Non-GMO
  • Non-Palm, Palm free
  • Pure rapeseed
  • Kosher
  • Halal
  • 99,7% refined glycerine
  • 99,5% refined glycerine

We can offer many packing options, including bulk, ISO containers, IBC containers, Flexi-bags, PE and steel drums, and want to be your glycerin supplier of choice.

Glycerin production process

Refined glycerine production process
Production of vegetable Glycerin

Uses of Glycerine

Glycerin is considered chemically stable and is compatible with many other substances. This makes it suitable for many different applications:

Cosmetics and Personal Care

Glycerine is hygroscopic thanks to which it is an important component in cosmetics articles such as creams, gels and toothpastes. It keeps moisture and prevents from dehydration.

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refined plant based glycerin for the pharma industry
refined plant based glycerin for the pharma industry
Food and Beverage

Glycerol serves as a humectant, solvent, and sweetener, and may help preserve foods. It is also used as filler, and as a thickening agent.

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Refined plant based glycerin for food industry
Refined plant based glycerin for food industry

Used as an antifreeze, lubricant and as a reactant in the production of dyes, paints, plastics, raisins and microchips.

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Refined glycerin for technical industry
Refined glycerin for technical industry
Animal Feed

Keeps moisture in dry feed, improves the flavoring. Source of glucose.

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Refined glycerin for feed
Refined glycerin for feed

Glycerol is used in medical, pharmaceutical and personal care preparations, often as a means of improving smoothness, providing lubrication, and as a humectant.

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Refined plant-based glycerin for pharma industry
Refined plant-based glycerin for pharma industry

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