Kilo Ltd - What is Mono Propylene Glycol

CAS Number: 57-55-6

E-Number: E1520

Pack Sizes


5 and 25 Kilo Poly Drum Options

Monopropylene Glycol is a monomer used within a range of industries including food, pharmaceuticals and e-liquid manufacturers.

You manufacture MPG by converting propylene oxide through hydrolysis at a high temperature and pressure environment primarily. It can also be produced from glycerol and by catalytic methods.

Application options for Mono Propylene Glycol is relatively varied, and increasingly so for high-quality MPG. The most common four industries are within the food, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and e-liquids. Firstly, the Food industry commonly applies MPG as a humectant or an additive to help lower the freezing point of frozen confectionary. Finally, and one of the largest growing industries is within E-Liquids manufacturing. Mono Propylene Glycol is one of the most critical components in blending the final product. It is commonly known as PG in the industry.

Additional applications for Mono Propylene Glycol include countless pharmaceutical products and cosmetics. Cosmetics use it as a humectant within moisturisers and many more; to maintain moisture levels on the customer's skin. Large pharmaceutical companies apply MPG as a solvent; aiding the miscibility of many items and treatments. Mono Propylene Glycol is sold as a viscous, colourless liquid and is miscible in a range of other products. With such essential applications and its appearance, it highlights the value Monopropylene Glycol is as a product throughout the UK and Ireland.

As mentioned previously, the broad application set and range of products mean Tri-Sodium Citrate is an essential item to keep in your inventory. As such, you will find Kilo providing this as one of the critical stock items for the business. As a market leader, we supply Tri-Sodium Citrate to businesses throughout the UK and Ireland, providing quality stocks to countless companies.

Here at Kilo, we have a few fundamental company values for our customers. These are to provide you with a quality item at a competitive price and all while focussing on customer satisfaction. With these traits combines, you can see why we aim to be the go-to option for most products, including Mono Propylene Glycol.

As a leading source of MPG in the UK, Kilo deals with premier manufacturers throughout Europe and beyond. We work with only the best to give our customers a product from a genuinely quality source. We all pride ourselves throughout the supply chain in focussing on the standard of product and the experience the customer receives. As a company, we aim to supply all assurances possible while selling at a truly competitive market price.

Throughout our time as a trader and supplier of Monopropylene Glycol in the UK, we have built up a mass of knowledge and asked a range of questions. At Kilo, we have done this with the sole purpose of providing our customers with a quick, reliable and accurate response to give additional value by working alongside us. When you compare this, and our core values mentioned earlier, we are slowly becoming a central location for BRC accredited ingredients trade throughout the UK.

Additionally, we will not settle for our current level of knowledge, competition and quality. We are continually striving to improve our systems, all to best help our customers grow as we supply them with MPG regularly.

Hopefully, the information assists you in learning a little more about MPG. Should you require more details, stocks or anything else, please feel free to get in touch today. You can contact us by telephone on 01384 293 222 or conversely emails are available by using the buttons on this page. Get in touch and see how Kilo can help today.

Industry Applications

Foods | Flavourings, Ice Cream, Liquid Sweeteners
Eliquid | PG (Main Component in Eliquids)
Cosmetics | Moisturisers, Hand Sanitizers, Shampoos
Pharmaceutical | Oral Medicines, Injectible Medicine, Topical Medicine
Industrial | Antifreeze, Coolant, Artificial Smoke/Fog


This information is provided as a guide and is by no means legally binding. Suggestions on dosage rates, specific applications and anything else related to detailed quality information can be provided by our quality team or requested directly to our manufacturer.