chemical formula: C3H5(OH)3
( liquid )
Glycerin (also known as Glycerol or Glycerine) is a colorless, odorless, viscous liquid that is widely used in pharmaceutical formulations. In foods and beverages, Glycerol serves as a humectant, solvent and sweetener. In medical and pharmaceutical applications, it is mainly used as a means of improving smoothness and providing lubrication. Glycerol is a primary component of Glycerin soap. It's also used to produce the explosive Nitroglycerin.