Vegetable Glycerine - may be labelled as Glycerine E422

    AppearanceClear colourless viscous liquid
    DosageBakery / 0.5-2.5% w/w
    E numberE422
    Directions of useSuitable for use in foodstuff at the dosage recommended
    GMO statusGMO Free
    Hazard DataEssentially non toxic when used as directed (Flash Point 160


    ColourMax 10 APHA
    Tastefree from taste
    OdourFree from odour
    Refractive index
    Min 1.4730
    AcidityMax 0.2 ml (of 0.1M NaOH)
    Specific Gravity
    (@ 20)
    Chloride (Cl)Max 10 ppm
    AshMax 0.01 %
    Heavy metalsMax 5 ppm
    SugarPasses BP
    Fatty Acids
    (& Esters)
    Max 1 ml (of 0.5N NaOH)
    (& Reducing Substances)
    Max 5 ppm
    Chlorinated CompoundsMax 35 ppm
    StorageStore in the dark @ 10
    Shelf life12 months stored in full sealed containers. If stored for longer the product must be re-evaluated before use.


    Total plate count
    (@ 30)
    Max 10 cfu/g
    (ISO7954, 1987)
    Max 10 cfu/g
    (ISO7954, 1987)
    Max 10 cfu/g
    Bacterial Endotoxin
    (ISO 7402,1993)
    Max 10 cfu/g
    (ISO 6579, 2002)
    Escherichia Coli
    (ISO 9737, 1985)
    Max 1 cfu/g
    Faecal StreptococciMax 1 cfu/g

    Direct Food Ingredients will ensure that any material supplied this specification will confirm to the above physical and chemical properties. However, we have no control over the use of the material and can accept no responsibility for problems caused by the customer's failure to ensure the material supplied is suitable for the intended use.

    This specification has been last modified on Fri 22 October 2010 (228)

    Product also known as : E422

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