Premium Grade Monopropylene Glycol is used for its solvent properties in industry, the personal care market and pharmaceutical industries. It is a high-purity glycol, with extensive applications in the fragrance, cosmetics and personal care industry used to formulate, skin care products, hair products, bath and shower products, perfumes, colognes and sprays.
MPG is available from Mistral in Premium Grade and General Purpose Grade. Monopropylene glycol has many special features and benefits including, low freezing point, low flammability, low toxicity, biodegradability, low corrosive nature to metals making it an excellent substitute for ethylene glycol.
PLEASE NOTE: This product is not for human or animal consumption.
The original formula for making lava lamps recommends using propylene glycol at a ratio of 30:70 with water. The lava is simply a mineral oil which floats through the glycol solution after being heated with a 40W bulb
To make diffuser oil, blend the fragrance oil with the DPG or MPG until clear. Add Perfumers alcohol to reduce viscosity to desired thickness.
To read an article on how to make your own Reed Diffuser click here
Monopropylene glycol is a component in newer automotive antifreezes and de-icers used at airports. Like ethylene glycol (MEG), the freezing point of propylene glycol is depressed when mixed with water due to disruption of hydrogen bonding. Unlike ethylene glycol, propylene glycol is much lower in toxicity. It is readily biodegradable.
Freezing Points of Propylene Glycol / Water Mixtures Percent
|Propylene Glycol (wt. %)||Freezing Point (F)||Freezing Point (C)|
Health & safety
Not a hazardous substance or mixture according to EC-directives 67/548/EEC or 1999/45/EC.
For full details see msds for propylene glycol
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