Dried lavender herb flowers with oil glass bottleTake a look at the ingredient list of a favorite cosmetic or toothpaste and you’ll likely find glycerin. This clear, odorless, slightly sweet-tasting liquid is a key ingredient in many personal care products, beverages, and both human and pet foods.

Glycerin is a natural by-product of transesterification, the process used to make biofuels. Once WRE Biofuels transesterifies the virgin oils extracted from soybeans and other crops by WRE Feed & Mill, the resulting glycerin is further refined by WRE Chem & Pharm.

There are more than 1,500 uses for glycerin, and WRE Chem & Pharm provides three levels of refined product:

Two scientists looking at glass flask with liquid oil in laboratoryIn its purest form, glycerin can be used safely in human-consumed products. There are no preservatives or additives in Refined Glycerin. It’s commonly used in skin creams, lotions, bar soaps, toothpastes, and deodorants. Because of its purity, Refined Glycerin is also found in food and drinks.

Refined Glycerin’s is most widely used in the pharmaceutical and drug industries. It is perfect for inclusion in ointments, pill capsules, suppositories, and syrups.

For more information about WRE Chem & Pharm glycerin products, contact us.

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