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Propylene Glycol

Propylene Glycol

Synonyms 1,2-Propanediol; Propylene glycol

CAS Number: 57-55-6 Molecular Formula: C3H8O2 Molecular Weight: 76.095 g/mol

Beilstein Registry Number: 1340498 EC Number: 200-338-0 MDL Number: MFCD00064272

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Description

Product Description

Propylene Glycol

Application Notes

Propylene glycol is a solvent in many pharmaceuticals, including oral, injectable and topical formulations, such as for diazepam and lorazepam that are insoluble in water, use propylene glycol as a solvent in their clinical, injectable forms. It is also used as automotive antifreeze.

Usage Statement

Research Use Only (RUO). Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.

Key Applications

Solvent

Specifications
SKU 02151957-CF
Application Notes Propylene glycol is a solvent in many pharmaceuticals, including oral, injectable and topical formulations, such as for diazepam and lorazepam that are insoluble in water, use propylene glycol as a solvent in their clinical, injectable forms. It is also used as automotive antifreeze.
Auto Ignition 700° F (USCG, 1999)
Beilstein Registry Number 1340498
Boiling Point 370.8° F at 760 mm Hg (NTP, 1992)
Density 1.04 at 68° F (USCG, 1999)
EC Number 200-338-0
Flash Point 210° F (NTP, 1992)
Applications Solvent
Melting Point -76° F (NTP, 1992)
Molecular Formula C3H8O2
Molecular Weight 76.095 g/mol
Personal Protective Equipment Eyeshields, Gloves
Physical Appearance Liquid
Product Families Description Propylene glycol
Product Overview Propylene Glycol
Refractive Index 1.433 (lit.)
RTECS Number TY2000000
Solubility greater than or equal to 100 mg/mL at 70° F (NTP, 1992)
Specific Gravity 1.038 at 20 °C (lit.)
Storage and Handling Store at room temperature.Store dessicated.
Usage Statement Research Use Only (RUO). Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.
Vapor Density 2.62 (NTP, 1992) (Relative to Air)
Vapor Pressure 0.08 mm Hg at 68° F ; 0.13 mm Hg at 77° F (NTP, 1992)