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Biobased 1,2-Pentanediol

Biobased 1,2-Pentanediol

1,2-Pentanediol is a chemical compound with the molecular formula C5H12O2. It is a diol, meaning it has two hydroxyl (OH) groups. The compound is used in various applications, including as a solvent, a humectant in cosmetics and personal care products, and as a precursor in the synthesis of other chemicals. Additionally, 1,2-pentanediol can be used in the production of polyurethanes and as a component in some industrial processes.


Purity min99.5%

Chemical Structure

Chemical Structure


CAS#: 5343-92-0


  • Biobased Material
  • Water Soluble


  • Modifier for Polyester resin and Urethane system
  • Polyurethane Resin
  • Sealants
  • Adhesives
  • Industrial Coatings