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Propylene glycol

Count on us for your Propylene glycol needs

Univar Solutions offers propylene glycol (PG) in industrial and USP grades.  PG USP is often used in flavoring or seasoning concentrates and also serves as a humectant, preservative and stabilizer in direct food applications such as baked or frozen goods.  PG USP finds additional use as a solvent in elixirs and pharmaceutical preparations containing water-soluble ingredients.  Additionally, it is used as a solvent and coupling agent in the formulation of sun screen lotion, shampoos, shaving creams and other similar personal care products

Univar Solutions has immediate inventory of propylene glycol, industrial and USP grades, offering fast and reliable service nationwide.  With more than 120 distribution centers, a private fleet, technical experts and professional staff, we are here to serve all your propylene glycol needs. 


  • 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

Products available

  • Propylene glycol industrial grade
  • Propylene glycol USP grade
  • Custom blends and dilutions


Sizes available

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


Chemical manufacturing

Chemical intermediates for resins, plastics

Coatings, adhesives, sealants and elastomers

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

Household and industrial cleaning

Detergents, automotive, antifreeze, coolants


Excipient, carrier

Food & beverage

Flavor agent, humectant, animal feed

Personal care

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


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

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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.