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About Propylene Oxide


The Dow Chemical Company is committed to being the leading producer of propylene oxide (PO) for customers worldwide. Dow has produced PO since 1948.

Propylene oxide is a versatile chemical intermediate used in a wide range of industrial and commercial products. By volume, it is among the top 50 chemicals produced in the world. The Dow Chemical Company offers this material only in bulk quantities. Dow manufactures about 4 billion pounds of PO globally, at four integrated sites, in:

  • Texas
  • Louisiana
  • Germany
  • Brazil

For Propylene Oxide Safety Data Sheets, Technical Data Sheets and other technical documents, please go to Technical Information.