Propylene Glycol

Product Name:1,2-Propanediol / Propylene Glycol

CAS No.:57-55-6

EINECS No.:200-338-0

Molecular Formula:C3H8O2

Molecular Weight:76.09

Basic Information

Product Name  Propylene Glycol;


CAS No. 57-55-6
EINECS No. 200-338-0
Molecular Formula C3H8O2
Molecular Weight 76.09
Melting Point -60℃
Boiling Point 184.8℃
Flash Point 107.2℃
Density 1.038g/cm³
Water Solubility Soluble
Application Organic compounds
Appearance Colorless viscous liquid
HS Code 2905320000


Detailed Parameters

Appearance Colorless transparent liquid Colorless transparent liquid
Color APHA Color 5max 5
Content Weight % 99.50min 99.9
Moisture Weight % 0.20max 0.08
Specific Gravity 25ºC 1.035-1.039 1.036
Acidity (CH3COOH) ppm 75max 36
Residue ppm 80max 43
Distillation range(≥95%) 184-190 186


Production Description

1, 2-propanediol is an organic compound with chemical formula C3H8O2, which is miscible with water, ethanol and many organic solvents. Normal for colorless viscous liquid, almost tasteless, smell slightly sweet. Propylene glycol can be used as a raw material for unsaturated polyester resins and as a wetting agent in cosmetics, toothpaste and soap in combination with glycerin or sorbitol. In hair dye used as moistening, hair leveling agent, also used as antifreeze, also used in cellophane, plasticizer and pharmaceutical industry.




  • Used for the production of unsaturated resin, polyether polyol, epoxy resin, etc.
  • Used for organic synthesis, solvent, dehydrating agent and gas chromatography fixed solution, synthetic emulsifier, demulsifier, etc.
  • Chemical intermediates used in the pesticide fungicide difenoxazole;
  • Used in cellophane, plasticizer and pharmaceutical industry;
  • The aqueous solution of propylene glycol is an effective antifreeze agent.


  • It can be used for flavoring, flavoring and food coloring solvent, food packaging softener, food anti-stick agent, tobacco moisturizer, mildew inhibitor, fruit ripening preservative, antifreeze and heat transfer medium, emulsifier, etc.
  • It can also be used as a solvent for food marking ink of food processing equipment lubricating oil;


  • It can be used as the carrier of medicine and medicine for human use, granule medicine, moisturizer, softener, solvent;
  • It can be used as a solvent in the field of veterinary medicine and pesticide.
  • It can be used in the tobacco industry as tobacco flavor, tobacco moisturizer, preservative;
  • It can be widely used as a moisturizer in the daily chemical industry.


Packaging & Storage

  • Drum Packaging: 215kg/drum, 80drums/20’fcl, 17.2t/20’fcl
  • Flexitank Packaging: 23t/flexitank with 20’fcl




Q: What is yourpayment terms?
A: T/T and L/C.

Q: What is yourminimum order quantity?
A: 20’FCL container.

Q: Which kind of package do you have?
A: Iron drums, IBC Drums, FlexiTank, ISO TANK and bags,

Q: How can I get samples?
A: We provide you samples for free, but you have to bear the expense of the courier charges.

Q: How long is your delivery?
A: Within 12 days after receiving the T/T deposit or L/C original.