W294004

Sigma-Aldrich

Propylene glycol

FCC, FG

Synonym(s):
Propylene glycol, 1,2-Propanediol
Linear Formula:
CH3CH(OH)CH2OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
76.09
FEMA Number:
2940
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1340498
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
4212
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

biological source

synthetic

grade

FG
Halal
Kosher

Agency/Method

follows IFRA guidelines

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1223/2009
EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
FCC
FDA 21 CFR 175.300
FDA 21 CFR 175.320
FDA 21 CFR 176.180
FDA 21 CFR 176.210
FDA 21 CFR 184.1666

vapor density

2.62 (vs air)

vapor pressure

0.08 mmHg ( 20 °C)

assay

≥99.5% (GC)

form

viscous liquid

autoignition temp.

779 °F

expl. lim.

12.5 %

refractive index

n20/D 1.432 (lit.)

bp

187 °C (lit.)

mp

−60 °C (lit.)

density

1.036 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

Featured Industry

Flavors and Fragrances

Organoleptic

odorless

food allergen

no known allergens

fragrance allergen

no known allergens

SMILES string

CC(O)CO

InChI

1S/C3H8O2/c1-3(5)2-4/h3-5H,2H2,1H3

InChI key

DNIAPMSPPWPWGF-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Propylene glycol is an aliphatic dihydric alcohol with a wide range of applications in the food industry such as an anticaking agent, antioxidant, humectant, flavoring agent, emulsifier, stabilizer, thickener etc.

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle
10, 25 kg in poly drum

Other Notes

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storage_class_code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK Germany

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

217.4 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

103 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

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