Mono Propylene Glycol (MPG)

  • Manufacturer: Confidential
  • Substance / CAS no.: Propylene Glycol
  • CAS: 57-55-6
  • EC Number: 200-338-0
  • REACH: Not available
  • IUPAC Name: Propane-1,2-diol
  • GHS: Not available
  • Appearance: Liquid
  • Molecular Formula: C3H8O2
  • Color: Colorless
  • Molar Weight [g/mol]: 76.100
  • Concentration / Purity: 99%

Supplier Information

Preparados Quimicos De Navarra S.L.

  • Beriain, ES

Product Description

Propylene glycol is a synthetic organic compound with the chemical formula C3H8O2. It is a viscous, colorless liquid which is nearly odorless but possesses a faintly sweet taste. Chemically it is classed as a diol and is miscible with a broad range of solvents, including water, acetone, and chloroform.

It is produced on a large scale and is primarily used in the production of polymers, but also sees use in food processing, and as a process fluid in low-temperature heat-exchange applications. In the European Union, it has the E-number E1520 for food applications. For cosmetics and pharmacology, the number is E490. Propylene glycol is also present in propylene glycol alginate which known as E405.

Other names:
Propylene glycol
α-Propylene glycol
1,2-Propanediol
propane-1,2-diol
1,2-Dihydroxypropane
Methyl ethyl glycol
Methylethylene glycol

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