Methoxy Propanol

Methoxy propanol is an organic, highly flammable solvent, predominantly used in the manufacture of methoxy propyl acetate (PMA), but also in the paints and inks industries.

CAS number

  • 107-98-2

Typical Uses

  • Used as a carrier in printing inks and paints/ coatings, as well as a cleaning agent in electronics. 
  • It is the precursor for PMA.

Other names

1-Methoxypropan-2-ol; PGME; 1-Methoxy-2-propanol; Propylene glycol monomethyl ether


  • Methoxy propanol is a colourless, highly flammable liquid with an ether odour and a flash point of 31.5° C. 
  • It is miscible with both water and organic solvents.

Packaging Types

  • Cans, Drums, IBCs, Bulk

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