Monopropylene Glycol


    FormulaC3H8O2 or HO-CH2-CH2 (OH)-CH3
    Synonyms1,2-propanediol & 1,2-dihydroxy propane
    AppearanceClear colourless mobile liquid
    Dosage0.5 to 2.5% w/w
    ApplicationsBakery etc
    CAS No.57-56-6
    GMO statusGMO Free
    Hazard DataEssentially non toxic when used as directed


    TasteFree from Taste
    OdourFree from Odour
    Refractive index
    Max 0.2 %
    (as Acetic Acid)
    Max 0.005 %
    Specific Gravity
    (@ 20°C)
    Chloride (Cl)
    Max 1.0 ppm
    Heavy metals
    (as Pb)
    Max 5.0 ppm
    Flash Point99°C non flammable
    Surface Tension
    (@ 25°C)
    38 Mn/m
    55 mPa.s
    Iron (Fe)Max 1.0 ppm
    SulphateMax 0.006 %
    LabellingMay be labelled as Monopropylene Glycol
    StorageStore in the dark @ 10°C-20°C and protect from extremes of temperature
    Shelf life6 months stored in full sealed containers. If stored for longer the product must be re-evaluated before use.

    Suitable for use in foodstuff at the dosages recommended.

    Direct Food Ingredients will ensure that any material supplied this specification will confirm to the above physical and chemical properties. However, we have no control over the use of the material and can accept no responsibility for problems caused by the customer's failure to ensure the material supplied is suitable for the intended use.

    This specification has been last modified on Mon 9 May 2011 (584)

    Product also known as : MPG

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