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20 Common Products Containing Glycerin

Posted by Danielle Wentworth on Apr 8, 2019 10:08:00 AM

Merriam-Webster defines glycerin as a "thick, sweet, clear liquid used in making medicines, food, soap, etc."  They further define it as "a sweet syrupy hygroscopic trihydroxy alcohol C3H8O3 usually obtained by the saponification of fats and used especially as a solvent and plasticizer, as a moistening agent, emollient, and lubricant, and as an emulsifying agent" (https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/glycerol#medicalDictionary).  

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