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Vegetable propylene glycol

Produced by ORLEN Południe

Offered by ORLEN

Vegetable propylene glycol is obtained by catalytic reaction of distilled glycerin 99.7% with hydrogen. It is an ecological and renewable product, made of distilled glycerin, obtained from sustainable biodiesel production, where vegetable oils are used in the transesterification process.


Vegetable propylene glycol is used for manufacturing functional fluids, antifreeze preparations and polyester resins.


Parameter Value Unit Testing method
Content of propylene glycol (1-2, propanediol) > 99.5 wt% PM 488
Water content < 0.2 wt% Eur.Ph.10/430 p.2.5.12
Ethylene glycol content < 500 wt ppm USP 43
Acid value < 0.2 mg KOH/g PM 158
Refractive index at 20°C 1.431-1.433 - Eur.Ph.10/430 p.2.2.6
Density at 20°C 1.035-1.040 g/cm3 PM 379
Boiling range 184-189 °C Eur.Ph.10/430 p.2.2.12
Colour APHA < 10 Hazen PN EN ISO 6271
Heavy metals content ≤ 5 ppm (m/v) Eur.Ph.10/430 p.2.4.8
Oxidizing substances content complies - Eur.Ph.10/430-1
Reducing substances content complies - Eur.Ph.10/430-2
Sulphated ash content < 70 wt ppm Eur.Ph.10/430 p.2.4.14
Sulphate content ≤ 60 wt ppm PM 621
Chloride content ≤ 70 wt ppm PM 621


Storage only in original, tightly closed containers, store in a well-ventilated place. Protect from air, moisture and light.


Vegetable propylene glycol is not a hazardous material according to RID/ADR.



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Krzysztof Juźków


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