Methoxy Propanol (PM)

1-methoxy-2-propanol appears as a colorless liquid. Flash point near 89°F. Less dense than water. Contact irritates skin, eyes and mucous membranes. Prolonged exposure to vapors may cause coughing, shortness of breath, dizziness and intoxication. Vapors heavier than air. Used as a solvent and as an antifreeze agent.


Molar Weight90.12 g/mol
Melting Point-97.2°C
Boiling Point120.0°C
Flash Point31.1°C
Density0.919 g/cc

Uses and Applications

Key applications

  • Ink, toner and colourant
  • Waxes
  • Cleaning products
  • Glass
  • Textile handling
  • Agricultural
  • Solvents
  • Cosmetic products
  • Electronics


  • Agrobusiness
  • Cleaning
  • Coatings & Construction
  • Cosmetics

Synonyms: 1-Methoxy-2-propanol, 1-Methoxypropan-2-ol, Methoxyisopropanol, 2-Propanol, 1-methoxy-, Propylene glycol monomethyl ether, Poly-Solve MPM, Propasol solvent M, Dowanol 33B, PROPYLENE GLYCOL METHYL ETHER, 2-Methoxy-1-methylethanol

Chemical Formula: C4H10O2

CAS Number: 107-98-2