Neopentyl glycol

Burridge, Elaine
October 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;10/2/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 37, p51
Trade Publication
The article presents information on neopentyl glycol (NPG). The chemical is used primarily in base resins for coatings. Important uses are also found in hydraulic fluids, synthetic lubricant oils, greases, metal-working fluids and aircraft engine lubricants. Other outlets include textiles, pharmaceuticals, pesticides, plasticisers and petroleum. NPG is shipped as flake, molten and slurry.


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