This product serves as a solvent. It carries labeling claims of being non-toxic and is characterized by its colorless appearance. This product is used in markets related to food and nutrition as well as industrial applications. It is recommended for use in various applications, including polyester and alkyd resins, paints and coatings, antifreeze coolants, heat transfer fluids, plasticizers, and functional fluids. It is substantially free of suspended matter.

Chemical Name: Propylene Glycol

Chemical Family: Alcohols, Diols

Synonyms: (±)-1,2-Propanediol, (±)-Propylene glycol, (RS)-1,2-Propanediol, 1,2-(RS)-Propanediol, 1,2-Dihydroxypropane, 1,2-Propanediol, 1,2-Propylene glycol, 2-Hydroxypropanol, 2,3-Propanediol, DL-1,2-Propanediol, dl-Propylene glycol, Isopropylene glycol, Methylethyl glycol, Methylethylene glycol, Monopropylene glycol, NSC 69860, α-Propylene glycol

    Enhanced TDS

    Identification & Functionality

    Features & Benefits

    Applications & Uses


    Physical Form
    Substantially free of suspended matter

    Regulatory & Compliance

    Packaging & Availability

    Packaging Type
    Regional Availability
    • Canada
    Packaging Information

    Product is available in barges, lined tank cars and dedicated tank trucks.

    Storage & Handling

    Shelf Life
    2 years
    Storage and Shelf Life Information
    • Propylene Glycol is a high - purity material. which must be handled with special precautions to avoid contamination. Under ordinary conditions. mild steel is a satisfactory material of construction; however. for long - term storage and where iron contamination and color are objectionable. stainless steel or aluminum vessels are recommended. For additional information on handling and storage of Propylene Glycol. please contact the Indorama Ventures Technical Service Section.
    • We define Shelf Life in terms of a product's conformance to sales specifications. after a specified period of time. Using this as a guide. the product should retain its conformance to sales specifications for a period of at least two years after shipment. if the product is stored at less than 100° Fahrenheit in its undamaged. unopened. factory packaged container.
    • In general. the user should determine the suitability of any chemical compound. no matter what the shelf life or length of time of storage. Each user should conduct a sufficient investigation to establish the suitability of any product for his intended use.