Berryman Chemical Propylene Glycol - Industrial Grade

Berryman Chemical Propylene Glycol - Industrial Grade, commonly used in manufacturing unsaturated polyester resins, low-toxicity antifreeze, coolants, aircraft deicers, and cleaners, is a colorless, water-soluble, hygroscopic liquid with a characteristic glycol odor. It possesses medium viscosity, low vapor pressure, and low toxicity.

Chemical Name: Propylene Glycol

CAS Number: 57-55-6

Chemical Family: Diols, Glycols

Labeling Claims: Low Toxicity

Applicable Processes: Unsaturated Polyester Resin Manufacturing

Synonyms: (±)-1,2-Propanediol, (±)-Propylene glycol, (RS)-1,2-Propanediol, 1,2-(RS)-Propanediol, 1,2-Dihydroxypropane, 1,2-Propanediol, 1,2-Propylene glycol, 2-Hydroxypropanol, 2,3-Propanediol, DL-1,2-Propanediol, dl-Propylene glycol, Isopropylene glycol, Methylethyl glycol, Methylethylene glycol, Monopropylene glycol, NSC 69860, α-Propylene glycol

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Propylene Glycol - Industrial (PGI) is frequently used to manufacture unsaturated polyester resins, lower toxicity antifreeze, coolants, aircraft deicers, and cleaners. PGI is a colorless, water soluble, hygroscopic liquid with a characteristic glycol odor, medium viscosity, low vapor pressure and low toxicity.

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Physical Form
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Clear, colorless
Typical Physical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Molecular Weight76.1g/mol-
Boiling Point (at 101.3 kPa,1 atm)187.4°C-
Distillation Range (at 101.3 kPa ,1 atm)186 - 189°C-
Vapor Pressure (at 20°C)0.08mm Hg-
Vapor Pressure (at 25°C)0.13mm Hg-
Freeze PointSuper cools--
Pour Pointmax. -57°C-
Specific Gravity (at 20/20°C)1.038--
Specific Gravity (at 25/4°C)1.033--
Specific Gravity (at 60/4°C)1.007--
Refractive Index (at 20°C, n20/D)1.4310 - 1.4330--
Viscosity (at 25°C)48.6cPs-
Viscosity (at 60°C)8.42cPs-
Specific Heat (at 25°C, 0.60 Btu/lb/°F)2.51J/(g°K)-
Surface Tension (at 25°C)36dynes/cm-
Flash Point104°CClosed Cup
Auto Ignition Temperature371°C-
Thermal Conductivity (at 25°C, 0.1191 Btu hr1ft-1°F-1)0.2061W/(m°K)-
Electrical Conductivity (at 25°C, 0.1 * 10-7 mhos/cm)10µS/m-
Heat of Formation-422kJ/mol-
Heat of Vaporization (at 25°C)67kJ/mol-
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Propylene Glycolmin. 99.50wt%-
Acidity (as Acetic Acid)max. 0.0020wt%-
Chloride Contentmax. 1ppm-
Colormax. 10-APHA
Iron Contentmax. 0.50ppm-
Water Contentmax. 0.200wt%-

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