Brand: Shandong Green Food China & Dongying Hi -Techspring Chemical Industry Co Ltd
Packing: 215 Kg Drum
Propylene glycol (PG) is a colorless, odorless, and slightly viscous liquid that belongs to the chemical class of glycols. It comprises carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen atoms, with the molecular formula C3H8O2.
|Transparent Liquid||Transparent Liquid|
|Distillation Range||183-190°C||184-187.4 °C|
- Food and Beverage Industry:
Propylene glycol is used as a food additive and is classified as “generally recognized as safe” (GRAS) by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). It is used as a humectant, which helps retain moisture and prevent the drying out of food products. It is also utilized as a solvent for flavors, food colorings, and food additives.
Propylene glycol is widely used in pharmaceuticals as a solvent and a carrier for active ingredients. It helps in the formulation of oral and topical medications, as well as in injectable drugs and intravenous solutions.
- Cosmetics and Personal Care Products:
Propylene glycol is used in various cosmetics and personal care products such as lotions, creams, shampoos, deodorants, and toothpaste. It acts as a humectant, helping to retain moisture in the skin and hair, and also enhances the texture and spreadability of these products.
- Paint Industry
Propylene Glycol is also used in Paint Industry
- Electronic Cigarettes and Vaping:
Propylene glycol is commonly used as a base ingredient in e-liquids for electronic cigarettes and vaping devices. It helps create the vapor when heated and provides a smoother inhalation experience.
- Veterinary Medications:
Propylene glycol is used in some veterinary medications as a solvent and carrier for active ingredients, similar to its pharmaceutical applications in human medicine.