1,2-Propanediol - CAS 57-55-6

1,2-Propanediol(CAT: R022211) is a versatile chemical compound widely employed in pharmaceutical, organic chemistry, and material science. In the pharmaceutical field, it is commonly used as a solvent and excipient in drug formulations, aiding in the solubilization of poorly water-soluble drugs and improving drug delivery systems. In organic chemistry, it serves as a valuable reagent and starting material for the synthesis of various organic compounds.

Catalog Number: R022211

CAS Number: 57-55-6

PubChem Substance ID:355064976

Molecular Formula: C3H8O2

Molecular Weight:76.095

Purity: ≥95%

* For research use only. Not for human or veterinary use.


Synonyms(RS)-1,2-Propanediol; (±)-1,2-Propanediol; (±)-Propylene glycol; 1,2-(RS)-Propanediol; 1,2-Dihydroxypropane; 1,2-Propylene glycol; 1000PG; 2,3-Propanediol; 2-Hydroxypropanol; Adeka PG; Adeka Propylene Glycol PG-P; DC 403; DL-1,2-Propanediol; Dowfrost


Molecular Formula: C3H8O2
Molecular Weight76.095
StorageStore at -20°C

Computed Descriptor

IUPAC Namepropane-1,2-diol