DIPROPYLENE GLYCOL (DPG)
CAS NUMBER: 25265-71-8
Dipropylene Glycol (DPG) is a mixture of three isomeric chemical compounds, 4-oxa-2,6-heptandiol, 2–propan-1-ol, and 2–propan-1-ol.
It is a colorless, nearly odorless liquid with a high boiling point, low evaporation rate and low toxicity. DPG is fully miscible in water and is also miscible with many organic solvents.
Di Propylene Glycol (DPG) finds use as a chemical intermediate across a range of industries.
The main commercial uses :
- Chemical intermediate in the manufacture of high performance, unsaturated polyester resins, polyurethanes,
- Hydraulic brake-fluid formulations
- Cutting-oil formulations
- Textile lubricants
- Coatings, paints
- Industrial soaps
- Solvents for agricultural chemicals, insecticides, and inks
- Latex paint formulations, for freeze/thaw protection
- DPG functions as a solvent, humectant, and coupling agent for fragrance and cosmetic/personal-care items, such as perfumes, skincare products, deodorants, haircare products, and many others.
Fragrances, perfumes, and colognes covers:
- Skincare products (creams, lotions, suncare products)
- Deodorants/antiperspirants (roll-on, stick deodorants)
- Haircare products (shampoos, conditioners, styling and coloring products)
- Shaving products
- Bath and shower products
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