Monoethyleneglycol (MEG)

Ethylene amines and ethanolamines

Glycols

MEG is a colorless liquid with low volatility. The product is extremely hygroscopic. MEG is miscible with water, alcohols, aldehydes, ketones and esters. MEG can be used as solvents for dyestuff and printing inks; is also commonly used in the production of unsaturated resin, PET fibers and antifreeze fluids.

  • Product name

    Monoethyleneglycol (MEG)
  • Chemical family

    Glycols
  • CAS number

    107-21-1
  • Physical form

    Liquid
  • Chemical Formula

    C₂H₆O₂
  • Chemical name

    Ethane-1,2-diol
  • Molecular Weight

    62.07

Market Segments

Chemical intermediates

Functions

  • Raw Material,
  • Scale inhibitor,
  • Chemical Intermediate,
  • Chemical Reagent,
  • Dispersing Agent,
  • Scale Removal and Control,
  • Solvent

Applications

  • Antifreezing agent,
  • Polyester Resins,
  • Unsaturated Resin
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