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Propylene Glycols

Lipstick

When propylene oxide reacts with water, it yields monopropylene glycol (MPG). Other co-products include: di- and tri-propylene glycols (DPG and TPG respectively).

Propylene glycols are used in a wide range of applications including raw materials for:

  • Unsaturated polyester resins
  • Solvents
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Cosmetics
  • Foods
  • Heat transfer fluids
  • Antifreeze
  • Aircraft deicing fluidsĀ 
  • Many others

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

Learn more by visiting the Propylene Glycols Web Site.