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Physical & Chemical properties

Endpoint summary

Administrative data

Description of key information

Additional information

Summary of the phys.-chem. key parameters:

Phys.-chem. Property

Key parameter


Appearance/Physical state/Colour

Colourless to slightly yellow liquid with characteristic odour.

 at 20°C, 101,3 kPa

Melting point


Boiling point

> 290°C


1.28 g/cm³

 at 20°C

Vapour pressure

0.0002 Torr

 at 20°C

Partition coefficient  log Pow

log Pow of glycerol: -1.76 at pH 7.4 (experimental result)

Log Kow (KOWWIN v1.67 estimate) = -2.77 for Diglycerin

Water solubility

miscible at any ratio

at 20°C

Flash point



non flammable, no pyrophoricity



non explosive


Oxidising properties

non oxidising



12000 mPas

 at 20°C; dynamic viscosity