Propylene Glycol (PG)

CAS NO.:57-55-6

Molecular Formula:C3H8O2

Appearance: Colorless and transparent liquid

Melting Point: -60℃

Boiling Point: 195.1°C at 760mmHg

Flash Point: 85.7°C

Water Solubility: miscible


PG is the main raw material of unsaturated polyester,epoxy resin,polyurethane resin.In food,medicine and cosmetics industry is widely used as a hygroscopic agent,antifreeze, lubricants and solvents;in the food industry it is a good solvent,spices and pigments;in medicine it is in the production of various types of ointment,gel solvent,softener and excipients,etc.,Propylene glycol and various spices has good solubility,which is also used as a solvent and cosmetics,etc.,softener can also be used as a tobacco humidification agent and moisturizing agent,fungicide,food processing equipment,lubricating oil and food labeling ink solvent.Propylene glycol aqueous solution is effective antifreeze agent,it is also a kind of plasticizer,surface active agent,food emulsifying agent and demulsifier, fruit ripening agent,preservative,hygroscopic agent,lubricant,antifreeze raw materials.

Fire-fighting Measures

The use of capacitive foam,carbon dioxide,dry powder,sand and fire.Keep the container cool with water if necessary.

First Aid Treatment

Non-toxic,if splashed on the skin,clothes,rinse with water,splash into the eyes,rinse with flowing water or saline.

Packaging: Storage and Transportation


Galvanized iron drum,215kgs/drum,80drums/20GP

HDPE plastic drum,220kgs/drum,80drums/20GP

IBC drum,1000kgs/drum,20drums/20GP

Propylene glycol is easy to absorb moisture,sealed containers are stored in a dry place and sealed barrels for a shelf life of 1 years,transported in accordance with the requirements of the general cargo.