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Ethylene glycol / monoethylene glycol (MEG)

Is a product of ethylene oxide hydration. It is used for production of synthetic fibers, solvents, antifreezes and hydraulic fluids.

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Characteristics of ethylene glycol

Design specification: GOST 19710-83

Chemical name: Ethanediol-1,2

Empirical formula: С2Н6O2

ParameterValue
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Ethylene glycol (MEG) mass content, %, min.99.898.5
Diethylene glycol (DEG) mass content, %, max.0.051.0
Color, Hazen, max.:
in normal condition
after boiling with hydrochloric acid

5
20

20
Residue mass content after calcination, %, max.0.0010.002
Iron mass content, %, max.0.000010.0005
Water mass content, %, max.0.10.5
Acids mass content in terms of acetic acid, %, max.0.00060.005
Refraction index at 20 °С1.431–1.4321.430–1.432
Light transmission ratio, %, min.
at wavelengths, nm:
220
275
350


75
95
100




Supply form: Flammable transparent liquid.

Packaging: Product is shipped in rail-way tank-cars, as well as in aluminum and steel non-galvanized drums.

Transportation:Ethylene glycol (MEG) in drums is transported by all means of covered transport. Product in bulk is transported in rail-way tank-cars of aluminum or non-corrosive steel.

Storage: Ethylene glycol (MEG) stored in sealed containers made of aluminum, non-corrosive or aluminized steel. Product in drums should be stored in sheltered non-heated warehouses. Drums should be stacked vertically maximum three tiers high.

Manufacturer:Nizhnekamskneftekhim

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