Physical and chemical properties

Color Odor State: Colorless transparent low viscosity liquid

Toxicity: Non-toxic

Flammability: Flammable

Density: 1.015

Volatility: Non-volatile

Corrosive: Non-corrosive

Boiling point: 212°C 

Stability: Good

Melting point: -91℃

Hygroscopicity: Moisture absorption

Spontaneous ignition point: 380°C

Viscosity: low viscosity

Flash point: 100°C

Solubility: miscible with water, ethanol, butanol, styrene, tetrahydrofuran, acetone, propylene carbonate and other solvents, insoluble in cyclohexane, xylene, hexane

Various numbers

CAS: 2163-42-0

HS: 2905399090 EINECS: 412-350-5


2-Methyl-1,3-propanediol can be used to make polyester, resin, plasticizer, lubricant, etc., and also used in cosmetics, medicines, etc.

Hazard category

general cargo

Firefighting measures

fire-fighting with water, mist water, alcohol-resistant foam, dry powder, carbon dioxide, and sand

First aid treatment

Skin contact: Take off contaminated clothing, wash with water and soapy water
Eye contact: lift eyelids, wash with water and normal saline
Inhalation: leave the site to fresh air
Ingestion: Drink plenty of warm water, induce vomiting

Packaging, storage, and transportation

packed in iron drums or plastic drums, 200-220 kg/drum, stored in a cool, ventilated warehouse

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