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Propylene glycol

United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Reference Standard

Synonym(s):
Propylene glycol, 1,2-Propanediol
Linear Formula:
CH3CH(OH)CH2OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
76.09
Beilstein:
1340498
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

vapor density

2.62 (vs air)

vapor pressure

0.08 mmHg ( 20 °C)

autoignition temp.

779 °F

expl. lim.

12.5 %

manufacturer/tradename

USP

refractive index

n20/D 1.432 (lit.)

bp

187 °C (lit.)

mp

−60 °C (lit.)

density

1.036 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

format

neat

SMILES string

CC(O)CO

InChI

1S/C3H8O2/c1-3(5)2-4/h3-5H,2H2,1H3

InChI key

DNIAPMSPPWPWGF-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the Authority of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.

Analysis Note

These products are for test and assay use only. They are not meant for administration to humans or animals and cannot be used to diagnose, treat, or cure diseases of any kind.  ​

Other Notes

USP issued SDS can be found here.
Sales restrictions may apply.

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

217.4 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

103 °C - closed cup

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