Ethylene Glycol

CAS NO.: 107-21-1
Molecular Formula: C2H6O2
Molecular Weight: 62.07
EINECS No.: 203-473-3
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  1. Chemical Stability: Industrial grade ethylene glycol is chemically stable and does not decompose easily.
  2. Solubility: It is highly soluble in water and many organic solvents.
  3. Boiling Point: It has a high boiling point, which is around 197.3°C (387.1°F).
  4. Freezing Point: It has a low freezing point, which can be depressed further when mixed with water, making it useful as an antifreeze.
  5. Heat Capacity: It has a high heat capacity, allowing it to absorb and release a significant amount of heat.


  1. Antifreeze: It is widely used in automotive and industrial applications as an antifreeze in cooling systems to prevent freezing and corrosion.
  2. Hydraulic Fluids: Due to its high viscosity index and low pour point, it is used in hydraulic systems.
  3. Heat Transfer Fluids: Its high heat capacity makes it suitable for use in heat exchange systems and as a coolant in various industrial processes.
  4. De-Icing Agent: In aviation, it is used as a de-icing agent for aircraft surfaces.
  5. Textile Industry: It is used in the textile industry as a solvent for dyes and in the production of polyester fibers.
  6. Manufacture of Resins: It is used in the production of unsaturated polyester resins, which are used in the manufacturing of fiberglass and other composite materials.
  7. Pharmaceutical Industry: It is used as a solvent in the pharmaceutical industry for the production of certain drugs and as a humectant in cosmetics.
  8. Windshield Washer Fluid: It is a component in the formulation of windshield washer fluids for vehicles.

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