Monoethylene Glycol

Ethylene glycol (IUPAC name: ethane-1,2-diol) is an organic compound with the formula (CH2OH)2. It is mainly used for two purposes, as a raw material in the manufacture of polyester fibers and for antifreeze formulations. It is an odorless, colorless, sweet-tasting, viscous liquid.


Molar Weight62,07 g/mol
Melting Point-12,9 °C
Boiling Point197,6 °C
Density1.113 g/mL at 25 °C
FormsLiquid, Viscous

Uses and Applications

Key applications

  • Decorative coatings
  • Coatings
  • Anti-freeze
  • Oil and Gas
  • Agricultural
  • Solvents


  • Oil & Gas

Synonyms: MEG 1, 2-Ethanediol, Monoethylene glycol I 1,2-Dihydroxyethane I Ethanediol I

Chemical Formula: C2H6O2

CAS Number: 107-21-1