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Substance Name

Polypropylene glycol (m w 1,200-3,000)
Identification Number: CASRN | 25322-69-4

  Substance Attributes


  • 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).
  • COMMENTS:
  • toxin chemical structure pubchem
  • 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

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  • TOXIN SITES OF ACTION IN CELL: "Cytoplasm", "Extracellular"
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