propylene glycol

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propylene glycol

[′prō·pə‚lēn ′glī‚kȯl]
(organic chemistry)
CH3CHOHCH2OH A viscous, colorless liquid, miscible with water, alcohol, and many solvents; boils at 188°C; used as a chemical intermediate, antifreeze, solvent, lubricant, plasticizer, and bactericide.
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Dow is the world's largest producer of propylene oxide (PO), propylene glycol (PG), and polyether polyols, and is a leading producer of quality aromatic isocyanates, such as MDI and TDI.