Y0001547

Propylene glycol

European Pharmacopoeia (EP) Reference Standard

Synonym(s):
Propylene glycol, 1,2-Propanediol
Linear Formula:
CH3CH(OH)CH2OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
76.09
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1340498
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

vapor density

2.62 (vs air)

vapor pressure

0.08 mmHg ( 20 °C)

form

neat

autoignition temp.

779 °F

expl. lim.

12.5 %

manufacturer/tradename

EDQM

refractive index

n20/D 1.432 (lit.)

bp

187 °C (lit.)

mp

−60 °C (lit.)

density

1.036 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

Featured Industry

Pharmaceutical (small molecule)

format

neat

storage temp.

2-8°C

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

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the Authority of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.

Packaging

Unit quantity: 150 mg. Subject to change. The product is delivered as supplied by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. For the current unit quantity, please visit the EDQM reference substance catalogue.

Caution

Other Notes

Sales restrictions may apply.

storage_class_code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

219.2 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

104 °C - closed cup

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

J S LaKind et al.
Critical reviews in toxicology, 29(4), 331-365 (1999-08-18)
The purpose of this article is to review and interpret the scientific literature on the mammalian toxicity of ethylene glycol (EG) and propylene glycol (PG), with the goal of comparing the toxicity of the two chemicals. This type of review...
Janina Seubert et al.
PloS one, 9(5), e98347-e98347 (2014-05-31)
Scented cosmetic products are used across cultures as a way to favorably influence one's appearance. While crossmodal effects of odor valence on perceived attractiveness of facial features have been demonstrated experimentally, it is unknown whether they represent a phenomenon specific...
Holger Lessmann et al.
Contact dermatitis, 53(5), 247-259 (2005-11-15)
In the several publications reviewed in this article, propylene glycol (PG; 1,2-propylene glycol) is described as a very weak contact sensitizer, if at all. However, particular exposures to PG-containing products might be associated with an elevated risk of sensitization. To...
Li Wang et al.
Hepatology (Baltimore, Md.), 61(2), 486-496 (2014-09-10)
Defective autophagy is implicated in the pathogenesis of nonalcoholic fatty liver diseases (NAFLD) through poorly defined mechanisms. Cardiolipin is a mitochondrial phospholipid required for bioenergetics and mitophagy from yeast to mammals. Here we investigated a role for ALCAT1 in the...
J O Funk et al.
Contact dermatitis, 31(4), 236-241 (1994-10-01)
Evaluation of dermatitis associated with propylene glycol application or ingestion remains a challenge. The research dealing with skin reactions to propylene glycol is revisited and new aspects for future research are outlined. Based on literature review and our own observations...

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