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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

SKU 02151957-CF
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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

Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department.

Key Applications

Solvent

Specifications
SKU 02151957-CF
Alternate Names 1,2-Propanediol; 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.
Auto Ignition 700° F (USCG, 1999)
Base Catalog Number 151957
Beilstein Registry Number 1340498
Boiling Point 370.8° F at 760 mm Hg (NTP, 1992)
CAS # 57-55-6
Density 1.04 at 68° F (USCG, 1999)
EC Number 200-338-0
Flash Point 210° F (NTP, 1992)
Melting Point -76° F (NTP, 1992)
Molecular Formula C3H8O2
Molecular Weight 76.095 g/mol
Personal Protective Equipment Eyeshields, Gloves
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.)
Usage Statement Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department.
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)