Monopropylene glycol – also known simply as propylene – is a viscous, colourless liquid with a distinct sweet taste (but please don’t drink it). Almost odourless, it’s both miscible with water and hygroscopic, i.e. it attracts and absorbs moisture. The chemical formula of monopropylene glycol is C3H8O2, which can also be written as: CH3CH(OH)CH2OH This formula tells us that it has two...
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