Monoethylenglycol (MEG)

Monoethylene glycol is primarily used in the production of polyesters such as polyethylene terephthalate (PET). MEG is also used in heat transfer fluids, coolants and antifreeze.


  • Ethan-1,2-diol
  • ethylene glycol
  • glycol
  • monoethylenglycole

General information:

Abbreviation MEG
CAS number 107-21-1
EC no: 203-473-3
REACH Registration No. 01-2119456816-28
MATSEN Article no.  
Sum formula: C2H6O2
Description colourless viscous liquid with sweetish odour and taste
Available packaging loose, 1000 kg BC
Variants Standard | Fibre
Aggregate state liquid
Form liquid
Colour clear
Odour characteristic
Purity ≥ 99.5% wt.-%
Boiling point 390 °C
Melting point  

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