Glycerol is not used in _____ ?

Glycerol is not used in _____ ?

(1) explosives.

(2) cosmetics.

(3) soaps.

(4) matches.

Answer : From all above options the correct answer is “(4) matches.” , it means the Glycerol is not used in “(4) matches.” or in other words we can say that Glycerol is used in explosives , cosmetics , soaps but it does not use in matches. so the correct answer is “(4) matches.

Explanation of answer : The chemical formula of Glycerol is “C3H8O3” and the molar mass of Glycerol is “92.09382 g/mol” . it is type of polyol compound , it means Glycerol come under the category of polyol compound. the structure of Glycerol is given below –

The iupac name of Glycerol “1, 2, 3 – Propanetriol” Glycerol is the base to make nitroglycerin which is used as explosives material so we can say that Glycerol is used for explosives.

Glycerol is used in different types of material like toothpaste, hair condition, cosmetics and moisturizers so we can say that it is also used in cosmetics.

when the oil react with alkaline than as a resultant soap and glycerol formed , to create or make different types of soap Glycerol is used.

But the Glycerol does not used in manufacturing of matches. so the correct answer is “D”