Mono Ethylene Glycol (MEG)
Mono Ethylene Glycol (MEG) also known as Ethylene glycol, Ethylene alcohol, or Monoethylene glycol is a clear, colorless, and odorless liquid with a sweet taste. It is a diol compound, meaning it contains two hydroxyls (-OH) groups. MEG is commonly used as an intermediate in the production of polyester resins, fibers, and films. It is also used as a coolant in engines and as a de-icing agent in aircraft. Additionally, MEG is used as a solvent in a variety of applications such as inks, dyes, and pigments, as well as in the production of adhesives, resins, and other chemicals. MEG is a hazardous substance and should be handled with care.