What is Neopentyl Glycol?

Neopentyl Glycol is an industrial chemical made up of the elements carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen. It has the appearance of a white crystalline solid. It is odorless. It has good solubility in water and is very hygroscopic. Neopentyl Glycol is also abbreviated as NPG and its chemical formula is C5H12O2.

This chemical has many industrial uses but it is most popularly used in the paints and coatings industry.

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Neopentyl Glycol Uses

Neopentyl Glycol is an extremely useful chemical. It is a special use chemical that is most commonly used in the paints and coatings industry. Its uses are:

  • Neopentyl Glycol is most popularly used for the production of unsaturated resin.
  • It is used for making oil free alkyd resin.
  • It is used in the plastics industry for the production of polyurethane foam plastics and for elastomer plasticisers.
  • It is used for the making of surfactants.
  • It is used for making insulation materials.
  • It is also widely used for making printing inks.
  • Neopentyl Glycol is used in polymerisation inhibitors.
  • It is also used in synthetic aviation lubricating oil additives.
  • It is an exceptional solvent for the selective separation of aromatic and naphthenic hydrocarbons.
  • Its amino baking paint has very good light retention and it does not turn yellow.
  • It can also be used as stabilisers.
  • It is used as pesticide raw materials too.
  • It is used in the synthesis of polyesters. In the manufacture of polyesters, it enhances the stability of the product towards heat, light, and water.
  • It is used for making paints.
  • It is used for making various lubricants.
  • It is also used in the manufacturing of plasticisers.
  • In its reaction with fatty acids or carboxylic acids by esterification reaction, synthetic lubricating esters with reduced ability for oxidation and hydrolysis, compared to natural esters, can be produced.

Is Neopentyl Glycol Safe?

Neopentyl Glycol is generally considered unsafe because the chemical is toxic. Exposure to this chemical can have acute health effects. According to the MSDS of Neopentyl Glycol, it may cause serious eye damage or irritation. Proper storage and disposal of Neopentyl Glycol needs to be taken into consideration in order to avoid any unwanted effects.

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How is Neopentyl Glycol Made?

Industrially, Neopentyl Glycol is produced by the aldol reaction of formaldehyde and isobutyraldehyde. 

Where to Buy Neopentyl Glycol in Bulk?

You may be able to find small quantities of Neopentyl Glycol in your area. However, in order to buy large quantities of Neopentyl Glycol, it is preferable to import directly from the manufacturers. They can issue certifications and provide cost savings which is better than buying the chemical in small quantities locally or from a distributor.

If you require bulk quantities of this chemical, you can buy Neopentyl Glycol on our website or contact us for further details.

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Which Countries Manufacture Neopentyl Glycol in Bulk?

The consumption of Neopentyl Glycol has increased dramatically across the world, especially in the developing countries. Therefore, its huge demand has led to a surge in companies that produce it. The main producers of Neopentyl Glycol are:

  • China
  • South Korea
  • India
  • Germany
  • Japan
  • United States of America

How is Neopentyl Glycol Exported?

Neopentyl Glycol is shipped in:

  • Plastic woven bag with 25kg weight capacity per bag
  • Jumbo bags with 1000 kg weight capacity per bag

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What is the Latest Neopentyl Glycol Price?

As Neopentyl Glycol is a commodity product, the price usually changes depending on the price of raw materials, logistics, and other related industrial inputs such as labor and taxes. In order to get the latest price of Neopentyl Glycol, please contact us and we will provide a quotation right up to your country.

Where to Buy Neopentyl Glycol?

Here at Camachem we have Neopentyl Glycol for sale. We export worldwide, so you can contact us for a FREE quotation via email address [email protected] or send a message on WhatsApp for a fast response at +86-131-2037-9271.