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Preferred Name

Propylene Glycol

Synonyms

Monopropylene Glycol

PG

Methyl Glycol

Propylene Glycol

Methylethylene Glycol

Methyl Ethyl Glycol

Isopropylene Glycol

Propane-1,2-Diol

alpha-Propylene Glycol

1,2-Propanediol

PROPYLENE GLYCOL

2-Hydroxypropanol

alpha-Propyleneglycol

1,2-Dihydroxypropane

MEG

Definitions

A propanediol that exists as a clear, colorless and hygroscopic liquid and consists of propane where the hydrogens at positions 1 and 2 are substituted by hydroxyl groups. Propylene glycol is used as an organic solvent and diluent in pharmaceuticals and many other industrial applications.

ID

http://ncicb.nci.nih.gov/xml/owl/EVS/Thesaurus.owl#C29388

CAS_Registry

57-55-6

CHEBI_ID

CHEBI:16997

Chemical_Formula

C3H8O2

code

C29388

Concept_In_Subset

http://ncicb.nci.nih.gov/xml/owl/EVS/Thesaurus.owl#C116977

http://ncicb.nci.nih.gov/xml/owl/EVS/Thesaurus.owl#C63923

http://ncicb.nci.nih.gov/xml/owl/EVS/Thesaurus.owl#C142799

Contributing_Source

CTRP

FDA

DEFINITION

A propanediol that exists as a clear, colorless and hygroscopic liquid and consists of propane where the hydrogens at positions 1 and 2 are substituted by hydroxyl groups. Propylene glycol is used as an organic solvent and diluent in pharmaceuticals and many other industrial applications.

Display_Name

Propylene Glycol

FDA_UNII_Code

6DC9Q167V3

FULL_SYN

Monopropylene Glycol

PG

Methyl Glycol

Propylene Glycol

Methylethylene Glycol

Methyl Ethyl Glycol

Isopropylene Glycol

Propane-1,2-Diol

alpha-Propylene Glycol

1,2-Propanediol

PROPYLENE GLYCOL

2-Hydroxypropanol

alpha-Propyleneglycol

1,2-Dihydroxypropane

MEG

label

Propylene Glycol

Legacy_Concept_Name

Propylene_Glycol

NSC_Code

69860

Preferred_Name

Propylene Glycol

prefixIRI

ncit:C29388

Semantic_Type

Pharmacologic Substance

Biomedical or Dental Material

Organic Chemical

UMLS_CUI

C0072225

subClassOf

http://ncicb.nci.nih.gov/xml/owl/EVS/Thesaurus.owl#C82130

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