In its purest state Glycerine is a colourless, odourless and viscous liquid. Monarch can provide various grades of glycerine; technical, high purity and vegetable-derived pharmaceutical quality. Monarch Chemicals' glycerine is fully biodegradable and chemically stable if stored at ambient temperature.
Glycerine is, in simple terms, an organic alcohol mixture of sugar and alcohol and is fully miscible in water. Due to its properties, glycerine has many uses in nearly every industry. It's most common uses are as, thickening agent in cosmetics and foods, emulsifier and humectant in cosmetics, sweetening agent, plasticiser in packaging, paints and paper industry, and preservative in many industries, such as foods and beverages.
Feed grade Glycerine is a high quality FEMAS approved material. All of our material is sourced in Europe.
We offer an 80% Crude Glycerine which is approved for agriculture use and is FEMAS.
Technical glycerine is the ideal product for all basic industrial applications. This high quality technical product is sourced from Europe's major producers and is the perfect source of cheap glycerine for most commercial manufacturing.
Our high purity glycerine is manufactured to meet European pharmacopoeia (EP) monograph, however it is not suitable for use as a food or pharmaceutical ingredient. This high purity product is packed direct from the tanker in new containers ensuring exceptional quality and presentation but at a price point below that of the EP Vegetable grade. Monarch's manufacturer certificates of analysis are available for this high purity glycerine.
Our EP/BP vegetable glycerine is of the highest possible quality. This product is suitable for all food and pharmaceutical applications. This product meets both EP (European Pharmacopeia) and BP (British Pharmacopeia) certification as well as being Kosher certified and packed under strict food grade standards and conditions.