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Is it okay to use a 99.6% pure PG?

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  1. Steven A.

    Steven A. New Member

    Oct 19, 2018
    Hi everyone. So, I bought some PG from a local manufacturer and it says on its label that it is 99.6% pure. Is it okay to use it for my DIY liquids?
     
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  2. Topwater Elvis

    Topwater Elvis Vaping Master ECF Veteran

    Dec 26, 2012
    Texas
    USP or your country's equivalent.
     
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  3. bombastinator

    bombastinator ECF Guru Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Sep 12, 2010
    MN USA
    Depends entirely on what that .4% is. This is why people buy food safe pg.
     
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  4. Unforeseen

    Unforeseen Admin
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    Please only use 100% USP Propylene Glycol. If it isn't that or equivalent then you should avoid it at all costs. Your health is worth it for you to pay a little more for a higher grade product.
     
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  5. Hawise

    Hawise Ultra Member ECF Veteran

    Mar 25, 2013
    AB, Canada
    I don't think PG ever gets to 100%, although I've seen 99.8% and 99.9%. The key is making sure it's USP pharmaceutical grade (not food grade) or equivalent. I think 99.6% could be pharmaceutical grade, but as said above it depends on what the impurities are.
     
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  6. BrotherBob

    BrotherBob ECF Guru ECF Veteran

    Dec 24, 2014
    Sunnyvale,CA,USA
    Welcome and glad you joined.
    USP or equivalent-better only for me.
     
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