Mono Ethylene Glycol (MEG)

Mone Ethylene Glycol is also known as MEG and is used in the production of polyester fibres and film, polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resins and engine coolants.

MEG is an odourless, colourless liquid with a syrup-like consistency that has a sweet taste. Mono Ethylene Glycol from Airedale Chemical has applications in a wide variety of industries as a result of its humectant properties.

We are a leading UK based Mono Ethylene Glycol supplier and manufacturer, and distribute the chemical in a 25L drums, 200L drums, 1000L IBCs up to bulk transfer from our IS09001 accredited facilities. We work with you to ensure that you can meet your product and market requirements for Mono Ethylene Glycol.

If you would like to buy Mono Ethylene Glycol, contact one of our team by clicking enquire now or call us on 01535 637 876.

Alternatively, if you would like further product detail including safety handling and storage information, request our Mono Ethylene Glycol MSDS.

This product is available in the following sizes

  • 25L Drum
  • 200L Drum
  • 1000L Container
  • Bulk Transfer



Automotive Antifreeze, de-icing fluids and coolants. MEG stays viscous and effective at extremely low temperatures and so is used primarily to reduce the freezing point of the fluid.

Paints & Coatings

Latex paints and asphalt emulsions. Mono Ethylene Glycol is used widely in the production of water based paints to avoid damage from cold temperatures by depressing the freezing point of the paint.

Plastics & Polymers

Polyethylene terephthalate drink and food containers originate from ethylene glycol


Clothing and other textiles

Polyester and fleece fabrics. Currently around 55% of mono ethylene glycol consumption is used in the production of polyester fibres.

Carpets and pillows

Water Treatment

Mono Ethylene Glycol (MEG) is used to produce industrial antifreeze which has properties that protect engineered systems down to extreme temperatures as low as -50oC.

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