Glycerine (also called glycerin or glycerol) is an alcohol which is used as a moisturizer in soaps and lotions. Glycerine has a sweet taste, and it can be used as a food preservative and a non-sugar sweetener.
Glycerine finds use in:
· Lubricants (jet engine, refrigeration)
· Plasticizer for Polyvinyl Butyral (PVB)
· Polyurethane Foam