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Monopropylene Glycol

Product information, characteristics and applications

Monopropylene Glycol is an organic compound that is colourless, odourless and a viscous liquid. It has a faintly sweet taste and is non-corrosive. Monopropylene Glycol can be converted from glycerol which is a by-product from the production of biodiesel. It is commonly used a preservative in food and tobacco products such as e-cigarettes. It is most widely used as a coolant or anti-freezing product. Monarch can offer USP, Technical and Feed grades.

Industries that Monopropylene Glycol are used in include

  • Agriculture & Feed
  • Cleaning products & detergents
  • Cosmetics & Personal Care
  • Food & Drink
  • Industrial
  • Inks, Paints & Coatings
  • Industrial
  • Power energy & oil
  • Water treatment

Other names

  • MPG
  • Propane-1,2-DIOL
  • 1,2-Dihydroxypropane
  • 1,2-Propandiol
  • PG

Monopropylene Glycol product quality and technical details

  • CAS Registry Number: 57-55-6
  • Chemical Formula: C3H8O2
  • EC Number: 200-338-0

Monopropylene Glycol Hazard Transport Information

  • Glycols are classed as non-hazardous for transport.

Product supplied in accordance with the following: (dependant on grade sold)


Monopropylene Glycol product packaging:

  • 25kg Poly
  • Drums
  • IBC’s
  • Bulk

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