Glycerin or Glycerol?

Richard Worth rworth at
Tue Jan 22 10:56:50 EST 2002

>Glycerin is the same of glycerol (same molecula).
>Glycerin is more refined ad purified for human use
>glycerol is less purified and for industrial use.
>Riccardo Giannuzzi-Savelli

Thanks to all for the responses.  This last one is kind of what I 
suspected, but I saw both chemicals in the Fisher catalog and made me 
Thanks,  Rich

Richard A. Worth
Oregon Department of Agriculture
Plant Division
rworth at
(503) 986-6461


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