Ethylene Glycol

Ethylene glycol, also known by its IUPAC name ethane-1,2-diol, is an organic compound represented by the formula (CH2OH)2. Its primary utilization revolves around two main applications: serving as a raw material in the production of polyester fibers and being a key component in antifreeze formulations. It presents as a colorless, odorless, sweet-tasting, and viscous liquid.

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1,2-Dihydroxyethane I 1,2-Ethanedio I 2-Hydroxyethanol
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C2H6O2
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107-21-1

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62,07 g/mol
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-12,9 °C
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197,6 °C
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Liquid (clear)

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  • Anti-freeze
  • De-icer
  • Solvents

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  • Pharma
  • Cleaning
  • Beauty & Personal Care