Glycine, C3H4N2O, Manufacturer

Some other chemical names: 2-hydroxyacetamide; 2-hydroxyacetamide; Glycolamide; 2-Hydroxyacetimidic acid; Acetamide

Product Description
Glycine is a White Crystalline Powder, odorless, non-toxic, with a sweet taste, soluble in water and slightly soluble in ethanol.

Molecular fomula: C2H5NO2
Molecular weight: 75.07
CAS No. : 56-40-6

Test Standards **
USP36 EP7.0 BP2007 FCCVIII E640
Assay (C2H5NO2),% 98.5~101.5 98.5~101.0 98.5~101.0 98.5~101.5 ≥98.5
Identification Test Up to S. Up to S. A,B,C Up to S. A,B,C Up to S. Up to S.
Heavy metals (as Pb),% ≤0.002 ≤0.001 ≤0.001
Chloride (As Cl), ≤0.007 ≤0.0075 ≤0.0075
Arsenic (As) ≤0.0003
Lead(As Pb) ≤0.0005 ≤0.0005
PH Value 5.9-6.4 5.9-6.4
Sulphate (as SO4) ≤0.0065%
Loss on drying, % ≤0.2 ≤0.5 ≤0.5 ≤0.2 ≤0.2
Residue on ignition,% ≤0.1 ≤0.1 ≤0.1
Mercury ≤0.0001

** USP36, EP7.0, and BP2007 are Pharma grade standards.
** FCCVIII and E640 are Food grade standards.

White crystalline powder, odorless

Physical Properties

Melting Point(℃): 240°C
Density:  1.595g/cm3
Boiling point: 233°C

Packing Options:

  • 25KG kraft paper bag with PE inner bag
  • 600kg, 900kg, 1mt jumbo bag
  • Etc.

Handling & Storage

Keep the material in the dry,cool and ventilated warehouse.

Glycine Applications :

Mainly used as intermediate of pharmaceutical, food and feed additive and also glyphosate.