Diethylene Glycol (DEG):
DEG is used as a solvent, humectant, lubricant, as well as in the manufacture of resins/polymers and  personal care products. 

Market Dynamics:
DEG is a co-product of ethylene glycol (MEG) along with triethylene glycol (TEG).  Ethylene glycol is the primary product making availability of DEG dependent upon demand for MEG.


Up Stream Materials/Building Blocks:
‚ÄčNatural Gas
Crude oil
Ethylene
Ethylene Oxide


Down Stream Materials Consuming Diethylene Glycol (DEG):

Adhesives and coatings
Antifreeze/Coolants
Dioxane
Emulsifiers
Gas Dehydration and Treating
Lubricants
Morpholine
Plasticizers
Polyester resins
Polyurethane
Silicone Compounds
Thermoplastics