Ethylene glycol, commonly referred to as EG, monoethylene glycol, or MEG, is the largest volume product of all ethylene glycols. Ethylene glycol is available in four grades; polyester, hi purity, industrial and antifreeze grade.


North America, South & Central America


SDS - Safety Data Sheet
PSB - Product Stewardship Bulletin

Product Data and Technical Information

Corporate Statement

LyondellBasell is a leading producer of ethylene glycols providing a wide range of high quality ethylene glycols to meet your process needs.

Benefits & Applications

Polyester grade EG is used in the manufacture of polyester fibers and polyethylene terephalate (PET) resins, used in making a number of products including textiles, tire cords, video tapes, and soft drink and water containers. LyondellBasell polyester EG meets the highest quality standards. Hi-purity and industrial grade EG is used in a variety of applications requiring good solvent, hygroscopic or high boiling point characteristics, such as paints, printing inks, hydraulic fluids, cleaners, heat transfer fluids, and electronics. Antifreeze grade EG is a major component in the manufacture of automotive engine coolants.

Chemical Category

Diols, Glycols