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 Weight||62,07 g/mol|
|Melting Point||-12,9 °C|
|Boiling Point||197,6 °C|
|Specific Gravity||1.113 g/mL at 25 °C|
Synonyms: MEG 1, 2-Ethanediol, Monoethylene glycol I 1,2-Dihydroxyethane I Ethanediol I
Chemical Formula: C2H6O2
CAS Number: 107-21-1