Lawrence O. answered 03/09/22
A Physiology writer for more than 3 years.
The molecule is C3H8O2
The IUPAC name is propane-1,2-diol while the chemical name is propylene glycol.
Propylene glycol is a thick, colorless liquid with a mildly pleasant flavor that is practically odorless. CH3CHCH2OH is its chemical formula. It is classified as a diol since it has two alcohol groups. Water, acetone, and chloroform are among the solvents that it is miscible with.