Diethylene Glycol Prices
Current Prices, Historical Series and Forecasts in Several Countries
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About Diethylene Glycol. Diethylene Glycol (a.k.a. DEG, Dihydroxy Diethyl Ether) is an organic compound, in the glycol ether class, beeing glycol a family of alcohols with two hydroxyl groups attached to different carbon atoms. It is a colorless, practically odorless viscous liquid, with sweetish taste. Perhaps it is most commonly known for its incidents worldwide, which poisoned and lead to the death of numerous people since it used as a substitute to pharmaceutical grade glycerin or propylene glycol in pharmaceuticals/food.
Chemical Formula. C4H10O3
Commercial Grades. technical grade (75 to 95% purity) and analytical standard (99% minimum purity).
Uses. Diethylene Glycol is mainly used as solvent for resins, dyes, oils, nitrocellulose and other variety of organic compounds; textile softener tobacco humectant; petroleum-solvent extraction surfactant; and lubricant. It is also employed in the production of plastics and resins; in natural gas dehydration; and antifreeze solution manufacturing.
- Ethylene oxide (hydrolysis, coproduced with ethylene glycol and triethylene glycol).
Derivatives. monoethylene glycol; morpholine; polyester resins; polyurethanes; Rosin ester gum; triethylene glycol; and tetraethylene glycol.
Methodology. The pricing data presented are, if not otherwise indicated, volume-weighted average transaction prices including contract and spot transactions in the locations specified. The information provided is obtained from gathering and refining of trade data officially reported for the respective countries (i.e., governmental agencies, institutions related to foreign trade and industry publications). For further details check our Methodology.
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