Toxic to specific organs
Can damage liver, kidney, lungs, heart or gut. Ironically liver, kidneys and gut are the main detoxifications systems.
Soluble in Water
This substance easily dissolves in water. As such it can be easily transported via waterways. Not really a nastiness attribute, but this feature helps rapidly spread other nastiness attributes this substance may have.
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- CATEGORIES: Chemical used in hydraulic fracturing fluids | Household Toxin | Food Toxin | Synthetic Toxin | EAFUS (Everything Added to Food in the United States) | PESTICIDE active ingredient | Inert Pesticide Ingredient USA - Food Use Permitted | Pesticide approved in USA (California)
- SUBSTANCE LINEAGE: Organic Compounds | Organooxygen Compounds | Alcohols and Polyols | Secondary Alcohols | Secondary Alcohols
- SYNONYMS: 2-(2-Hydroxypropoxy)-1-propanol | 2-(2-Hydroxypropoxy)propanol | alpha-Hydro-omega-hydroxypoly(oxy(methyl-1,2-ethanediyl)) | alpha-Hydro-omega-hydroxypoly(oxypropylene) | Desmophen 360C | Emkapyl | Jeffox PPG 400 | Laprol 2002 | Laprol 702 | Lineartop e | Methyloxirane homopolymer | Napter E 8075 | Niax polyol ppg 4025 | Niax PPG | Niax ppg 1025 | Niax ppg 3025 | Niax ppg 425 | Polyglycol P 400 | Polyglycol P-2000 | Polyglycol P-4000 | Polyglycol type P1200 | Polyglycol type P2000 | Polyglycol type P250 | Polyglycol type P3000 | Polyglycol type P400 | Polyglycol type P750 | Polyoxypropylene glycol | Polypropylene glycol | Polypropylene glycol (m W 1,200-3,000) | PPG? | Voranol P 1010
- DESCRIPTION: Has been used in CSG, Hydraulic Fracturing Operations (Fracking) as - Foaming agent, fracturing | Polypropylene glycol (m w 1,200-3,000) is used as a food additive [EAFUS] ("EAFUS: Everything Added to Food in the United States. [http://www.eafus.com/]"). Polypropylene glycol (m w 1,200-3,000) belongs to the family of Secondary Alcohols. These are compounds containing a secondary alcohol functional group, with the general structure HOC(R)(R') (R,R'=alkyl, aryl).
- FORMULA: C6H14O3
- DATA SOURCES: DATA SOURCES: ARTICLE 4 | T3DB | PubChem | Article-Colborn-2010 | FracFocus | EPA in USA | US HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES | EAFUS | DPR | EPA USA - Pesticide Inerts
- LAST UPDATE: 28/04/2018
Mostly focused on Health Implications of Long Term Exposure to this substance
- POSSIBLE HEALTH CONSEQUENCES:
- ACTION OF TOXIN:
- TOXIN SITES OF ACTION IN CELL: "Cytoplasm", "Extracellular"
- Additional Exposure Routes:
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