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Mono Ethylene Glycol

CAS : 107-21-1

Mono Ethylene Glycol


Mono ethylene glycol (MEG) is an organic compound with formula C2H6O2. It is colorless liquid with low volatility. The product is extremely hygroscopic. MEG is miscible with water, alcohols, aldehydes, ketones and esters. It is odorless, but has a sweet taste

Mono Ethylene Glycol


AppearanceClear liquid
 Suspended MatterNone
 Color (Pt.-Co)3
 Specific Gravity at 20/20°C1.1154
 Purity99.98 wt.%
 Ethylene Glycol0.005 wt.%
 Water Content0.016 wt.%
 UV Transmittance at 220nm88.1 %
 UV Transmittance at 275nm98.6 %
 UV Transmittance at 350nm100.0 %
 Acidity as acetic acid8 mg/kg
 Aldehyde as CH3CHO3.1 mg/kg
 Iron as Fe0.05 mg/kg
 Chloride as Cal0.1 mg/kg
 Ash Content4 mg/kg


·      Mono ethylene glycol is used to make antifreeze and de-icing solutions for cars, airplanes, and boats.

·      It is also used in hydraulic brake fluids and inks used in stamp pads, ballpoint pens, and print shops.

·      In adhesives, it is used as a component of articles intended for use in packaging, transporting,  or holding food

·      In the manufacture of resinous and polymeric coatings for food-contact surface of articles and in the manufacture of resinous and polymeric coatings for polyolefin films.

·      It also has uses as a defaming agent in the manufacture of paper and paperboard intended for use in packaging, transporting, or holding food.    



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