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Propylene Glycol

Offering a propylene glycol product line that meets quality and regulatory standards

At Univar Solutions, we offer our customers access to propylene glycol (PG) from leading global suppliers. From industrial to USP grade, we ensure the PG we distribute to the personal care, pharmaceuticals, food, and other industries meets the strictest quality standards and regulatory requirements. With our knowledge and technical capabilities, multiple white room facilities, and Solution Centers with formulation labs, our experts can help you solve your toughest technical challenges and provide more solutions and ways to help you innovate and grow your business.

Common applications of propylene glycol

Chemical manufacturing

Chemical intermediates for resins, plastics

Coatings, adhesives, sealants and elastomers

Coatings, latex paints, adhesives, urethanes, inks and dyes

Food & Beverage

Flavor agent, humectant, animal feed

Household and industrial cleaning

Detergents, automotive, antifreeze, coolants

Personal care

Foam stabilizer, humectant for deodorant, lotions, sunscreen, cosmetics


Excipient, carrier


Lubricants, natural gas dehydration, plasticizers, surfactants, waxes, heat transfer fluids, hydraulic fluids

Major characteristics

  • Colorless
  • Odorless
  • High boiling point
  • Low vapor pressure
  • Strong solvency
  • Ease of handling
  • Excellent heat transfer properties
  • Lowers freezing point of water
  • Hygroscopic
  • Low VOC emissions
  • Biodegradable

Grades and types offered

  • Propylene Glycol Industrial Grade
  • Propylene Glycol USP Grade
  • Custom blends and dilutions

Sizes and packaging available

  • Bulk rail car
  • Bulk tank truck
  • Totes (IBC)
  • Drums
  • Pails
  • Cases

Looking for other products?

Not only do we offer one of the most extensive product lines in the chemical industry, but we can also streamline your processes and increase your profitability. Search our Product Finder and contact us today for insights and technical support to improve your manufacturing.