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Ethylene Glycol
C2H6O2
Fiber Grade (min. 99.8% of purity); Industrial Grade (min. 99.5% of purity; Antifreeze Grade (min. 98% of purity).
Production of PET bottle-grade resins and polyesters fibers, base compound of antifreeze/coolant formulations, humectant, plasticizer, softener, hydraulic fluid, solvent.
Ethylene glycol diacetate; unsaturated polyester resins.
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  • Ethylene + oxygen (oxidation/hydration)
  • Ethylene oxide (hydration)
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Ethylene Glycol (a.k.a. Monoethylene Glycol, MEG) is a diol, a chemical compound that contains two hydroxyl groups. It is a colorless, practically odorless, low viscosity, hygroscopic liquid at room temperature. It is in fact the simplest diol and a major chemical commodity, widely employed in the production of PET bottle-grade resins and polyesters fibers.
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This chart presents Ethylene Glycol prices in several countries, as follows:
Volume-weighted average transaction prices presented, reflect the average values practiced, including contract and spot transactions in the locations specified.
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Ethylene Glycol Prices

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Chart Description. This chart presents Ethylene Glycol prices in several countries, as follows:

  • United States: volume-weighted average import price, CIF (Note 2)
  • Belgium: volume-weighted average export price, FOB (Note 2)
  • China: volume-weighted average import price, CIF
  • Singapore: volume-weighted average export price, FOB (Note 2)
  • Brazil: volume-weighted average import price, CIF (Note 1, 2)
  • South Africa: volume-weighted average import price, CIF (Note 1)

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Volume-weighted average transaction prices presented, reflect the average values practiced, including contract and spot transactions in the locations specified.

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About Ethylene Glycol. Ethylene Glycol (a.k.a. Monoethylene Glycol, MEG) is a diol, a chemical compound that contains two hydroxyl groups. It is a colorless, practically odorless, low viscosity, hygroscopic liquid at room temperature. It is in fact the simplest diol and a major chemical commodity, widely employed in the production of PET bottle-grade resins and polyesters fibers.

Chemical Formula. C2H6O2

Commercial Grades. Fiber Grade (min. 99.8% of purity); Industrial Grade (min. 99.5% of purity; Antifreeze Grade (min. 98% of purity).

Uses. Production of PET bottle-grade resins and polyesters fibers, base compound of antifreeze/coolant formulations, humectant, plasticizer, softener, hydraulic fluid, solvent.

Raw Materials & Production Processes.

  • Ethylene + oxygen (oxidation/hydration)
  • Ethylene oxide (hydration)

To know more about Ethylene Glycol production processes, click here.

Derivatives. Ethylene glycol diacetate; unsaturated polyester resins.

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