MPG - Monopropylene Glycol

MPG - Monopropylene Glycol

Appearance: Clear, colorless and viscous liquid

Packaging: 200 litres metal drums

Molecular Formula: C3H8O2


This solvent is soluble in water and holds hygroscopic properties, meaning it can attract hard water molecules. it has low toxicity and a characteristic odor.




  • Used in the food industry for food colorings and flavorings and is also classified as a humectant food additive.
  • In the cosmetics industry, it is used as a solvent in mainly personal care products and as a moisturiser in make-up.
  • Industrial grade MPG used as an antifreeze and aircraft wing and runway de-icer which is because its freezing point lowers upon mixing with water.
  • It is also used in heat transfer liquids such as engine coolants.