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Propylene glycol

1,2-Propanediol or 1,2-hydroxypropane

General Information

  • Product Names:
  • Chemical Class: Fungicide/Antimicrobial solvent
  • Uses: Odor-causing bacteria, fleas, mites, red lice, animal pathogenic bacteria (G- and G+ vegetative), shigella bacteria, pasteurella bacteria, listeria bacteria, herpes simplex I and II, animal viruses, influenza virus A2, aspergillus niger fungus, mold/mildew, pseudomonas SPP, shigella flexneri, shigella sonnei on air treatment (eating establishments, hospital, commercial, institutional, household, bathroom, transportational facilities); medical premises and equipment, commercial, institutional and industrial premises and equipment; laundry equipment; hard non-porous surface treatments (bathroom facilities); automobiles; air conditioning filters; pet treatment, including cats, dogs, and caged birds; environmental inanimate hard surfaces; garbage containers/storage.
  • Alternatives: Least-toxic animal pest controls, Least-toxic lice control

Health and Environmental Effects

  • Cancer: Not documented
  • Endocrine Disruption: Not documented
  • Reproductive Effects: Not documented
  • Neurotoxicity: Not documented
  • Kidney/Liver Damage: Not documented
  • Sensitizer/ Irritant: Not documented
  • Birth/Developmental Not documented
  • Detected in Groundwater: Not documented
  • Potential Leacher: Yes (8)
  • Toxic to Birds: Not documented
  • Toxic to Fish/Aquatic Organisms: Not documented
  • Toxic to Bees: Not documented

Additional Information