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Propylene Glycol –C3H8O2

Propylene Glycol

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Propylene Glycol Nature

Propylene Glycol is colourless, odourless, tasteless, slightly syrupy liquid which is bit thicker than water but completely soluble in it. It belongs to an “Alcohol” chemical group.

Propylene Glycol Uses

It is produced on a large scale primarily for the production of polymers. This chemical is commonly used as an additive to aid in the processing of foods and improve their texture, flavor, appearance and shelf life.

Polymers: More than Propylene Glycol produced is used as unsaturated polyester resins. It has a slower evaporation rate in comparison to water, due to this property it is also used inwater based acylicarchitectural paintsto extend its dry time.

Food:Propylene Glycol acts as an anti – caking agent, antioxidant, carrier agent, dough strengthener, emulsifier, moisture preserver,texturizer, stabilizer and thickener for many food items. It is used as processing aid to enhance the use of food to make it appealing. It extends the shelf life of various food items makes its appearance eye catchy.

Miscellaneous Application

  • It is solvent for many substances, both natural and synthetic.
  • As an oral treatment in veterinary medicine for hyperketonaemia in ruminants.
  • In the cosmetics industry, as a carrier agent for various make up products.
  • It acts as a DNA preservative for trapping and preserving insects.
  • As an additive in PCR to reduce the melting temperature of nucleic acids for targeting of GC rich sequences.

Propylene Glycol Global Market

The Global market accounted for $3.59 billion in 2018 and is expected to reach $5.97 billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 5.8% during the forecast period. It is one of the most demanded chemical  globally. We are here to serve you promptly with the best possible prices.

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