Biobased monopropylene glycol: The bumpy road to a decarbonised world

In the mid 2000s a PNNL researchers team discovered a metal catalyst with a soluble base co-catalyst, which converted plant-based, seed-oil-derived glycerol and plant sugar alcohols into MPG

Monopropylene glycol (MPG) – often called simply propylene glycol – is essential to a wide range of products across a…

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Jane Denny


Orbichem Blog, 2022-04-27.


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