Product Name: Glycerol formal
Synonym: 5-Hydroxy-1,3-dioxane;5-Hydroxy-m-dioxane;m-Dioxan-5-ol;1,3-Formalglycerol;1,3-Dioxan-5-ol;Glycerol formal;Glycerol F0rmal;Glycerolformal(mixtureof5-Hydroxy-1,3-Dioxaneand4-Hydroxymethyl-1,3-dioxane
|Appearance||Clear colorless liquid|
Function: Glycerol acetal (GF) is a light glycerol acetal consisting of approximately 60% 5-hydroxy-1,3-dioxane and approximately 40% 4-hydroxymethyl-1,3-dioxane. In the presence of an acidic catalyst, glycerol reacts with formaldehyde to form acetone. the potential of GF as an injectable solvent for toxicity testing has been reported.
Used as a solvent for pesticides and drug injections.
Stored in a cool dry and ventilated place