Propylene glycol <General Name > PG
Propylene glycol is a dihydric alcohol, a colorless, odorless, slightly viscous liquid with several excellent features as a solvent.
Because of its damping action, moisturizing action, preservation action and emulsifying action, it is used in various applications.
This is a dihydric alcohol, a colorless, odourless, slightly viscous liquid with several excellent features as a solvent.
Propylene glycol is completely soluble in water and it has the feature of dissolving many organic compounds such as fragrances, essential oils and resins and in addition, it has extremely low toxicity and is virtually harmless to the human body.
Moreover, because its boiling point is far higher than that of water, and its freezing point lower, it is also employed as antifreeze or refrigerant, etc., as a heat transfer medium.
General name: propylene glycol
Chemical formula: C3H8O2
(Reaction) C3H6O + H2O → C3H6(OH)2
CSCL Number 2-234
Industrial Safety and Health Act Number 2-234
CAS NO 57-55-6
Apart from being used as an intermediary raw material for resins, it has excellent properties as a solvent, and because of features such as its damping action, moisturizing action, preservation action, emulsifying action, high boiling point and low freezing point, it is also used widely in food products, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, heating mediums, refrigerants and antifreeze.
Packing is in drums(200L) and ISO containers.
Please select to match your intended use.
|Color||Colorless and transparent liquid|
|Odor||Little to none|
|Flash point||99 °C|
|Relative density||1.038g/cm3 (20/20°C)|
■ AGC Inc. (Japan) Kashima Plant
Warnings for use
Toxicity is extremely low and it is virtually harmless to the human body.
It belongs to Class 4 Petroleum No. 3 based on the Fire Service Act of Japan, and with an ignition point of 99°C it will not ignite at ordinary temperatures, but please avoid handling next to fire.
*Please refer to the SDS for more detailed product information.