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Propylene Glycol

Propylene Glycol

Regular price Rs. 350.00
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Propylene Glycol is a versatile compound used in various industries for its unique properties as a diol, belonging to the alcohol group. Here's a detailed description and list of its benefits:

Description:

  • Chemical Nature: A synthetic liquid substance that belongs to the diol class of alcohols.
  • Production: Industrially produced from propylene oxide; in laboratory settings, it can also be synthesized through fermentation methods to produce S-Propanediol.
  • Appearance: A clear, odorless, and slightly viscous aqueous solution.
  • Taste: Essentially tasteless, making it suitable for use in various formulations without affecting flavor profiles.
  • Benefits:

    • Solvent Properties: Acts as an excellent solvent for both water-soluble and oil-soluble substances, facilitating the formulation of diverse products.
    • Humectant: Attracts and retains moisture in products, which is beneficial in cosmetics, food, and pharmaceuticals for maintaining moisture content.
    • Skin Conditioning: Used in cosmetics for its skin conditioning properties, helping to soften and soothe the skin.
    • Food Grade: USP-grade propylene glycol is considered safe for use in food products, acting as a carrier for flavorings and food colors.
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