Dipropylene Glycol

Dipropylene glycol is a clear, colourless, viscous liquid with a characteristic odour and the formula C6H14O3. It is fully miscible in water and is also miscible with many organic solvents. This solvency, combined with low toxicity and a low evaporation rate, makes DPG a chemical which is a very useful reactive intermediate in a range of industries.


Molar Weight134,173 g/mol
Melting Point-32℃
Boiling Point230.5 °C
Flash Point‎121 °C
Density1.0206 g/cm3 at 20 °C
FormsLiquid (clear)

Uses and Applications

Key applications

  • Fragrances
  • Solvents
  • Cosmetic products


  • Coatings & Construction
  • Cosmetics
  • Agrobusiness

Synonyms: 1,1'-Oxybis(1-propanol) I 1,1'-Oxybis(2-propanol)

Chemical Formula: C6H14O3

CAS Number: 25265-71-8