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Propylene Glycol USP 1 Liter

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Propylene Glycol USP 1 Liter

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Propylene Glycol USP

Propylene Glycol is a viscous nearly odorless clear hygroscopic liquid with a mild sweet taste.  Propylene Glycol is a form of mineral oil, an alcohol produced by fermentation of yeast and carbohydrates. This gives it the designation of carbohydrate when used in foods.  Propylene Glycol USP, is a versatile pharmaceutical grade product with many properties that allow its use in cosmetic and personal care products, food and flavorings, pharmaceuticals and pet foods. In cosmetics, propylene glycol is a humectant and delivery ingredient. Some other names for  it are a-propylene glycol, 1,2-propanediol, 1,2-dihydroxypropane, methyl ethyl glycol  (MEG), methylethylene glycol, PG, Sirlene.


Propylene Glycol is an important ingredient used in some of the following fields: 

  • Solvent for aromatics in the flavor-concentrate industry
  • Wetting agent for natural gums
  • Ingredient in the compounding of citrus and other emulsified flavors
  • Solvent in elixirs and pharmaceutical preparations
  • Solvent used in hair care products:

             It is a completely water-soluble material that will not build up on the hair.
             It will not evaporate easily & cause dry hair in the manner of low molecular weight alcohols like SD alcohol & isopropyl alcohol.

  • Solvent and coupling agent in the formulation of sun screen, lotion, shampoos, shaving creams and other similar personal care products: 

        It is an effective humectant.
          It is a solvent for fragrances and preservatives.
          It can be used as an emulsifier or co-surfactant.
          It is used as a solvent for pigments in cosmetics.
          It can be used as a preservative due to its antifungal and antimicrobial properties.
          It is frequently used in deodorants and antiperspirants.
          It is found in hand cleansers and disinfecting gels.
          It is a common additive in shaving creams and gels.

  • Ingredient for low-temperature heat-transfer fluids involving indirect food contact, such as brewing and dairy uses, as well as refrigerated grocery display cases
  • Very effective humectant, preservative and stabilizer in semi-moist pet food (with the exception of cat food), bakery goods, food flavorings and salad dressings




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