Propanol, 1(or 2)-propoxy-
Propylene glycol monopropyl ether
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C6H14O2
Molecular Weight: 118.17
Appearance: colorless transparent liquid.
Solubility: soluble in water.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: rat oral LD50: 3.25mL/Kg;
rabbit skin LD50: 4mL/Kg;
rat inhalation LC: >2000ppm/8H.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent cleansing, solubilizing, dispersing, emulsifying abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
Actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Widely use as solvent. eg: perfume, dye, paints, resins, personal care products.
Cleansing agent, paint remover in industrial cleaning.
Cleansing agent in household cleaning.
Use as brake fluid component.
Use as intermediate in organic synthesis.