1,2-Propylene Glycol

Synonyms: 1,2-dihydroxypropane; methylethylene glycol, methyl glycol, propylene glycol, propane-1,2-diol, 1,2-propylene glycol, alpha-propylene glycol, 1,2(R,S)-propanediol, 2,3-propanediol, 2-hydroxypropanol, DL-1,2-propanediol, dl-propylene glycol, DowFrost; isopropylene glycol, methylethyl glycol, monopropylene glycol, PG 12; Sirlene; solar winter ban; solargard P; Ucar 35
Transport Information
Hazard Class
UN Number
Packing Group
non-regulated
CAS Number
57-55-6
Import Duty
2905.32.00.00

Moisturizer in medicines, cosmetics, food, toothpaste, mouth wash, and tobacco products; atomizing liquid in electronic cigarettes; medical and sexual lubricant; emulsification agent in angostura and orange bitters; solvent for food colors and flavorings; humectant food additive; carrier in fragrance oils; solvent used in mixing photographic chemicals, such as film developers; used as a less-toxic antifreeze; in smoke machines to make artificial smoke for use in firefighters’ training and theatrical productions; hand sanitizers, antibacterial lotions, and saline solutions; cryonics; working fluid in hydraulic presses; coolant in liquid cooling systems; regulates humidity in a cigar humidor; killing and preserving agent in pitfall traps; treat livestock ketosis; main ingredient in deodorant sticks