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Diethylene Glycol Monomethyl Ether

Diethylene Glycol Monomethyl Ether
Diethylene Glycol Monomethyl Ether
Product Code : DGMME
Product Description

Taken quality as a prime concern, we are engaged in providing quality assured Diethylene Glycol Monomethyl Ether. This ether is processed using high quality ingredients that is procured from authentic vendors of the market. Our offered ether is stringently checked on various parameters like composition and purity. We deliver this ether in air tight packaging to retains its freshness. Our offered Diethylene Glycol Monomethyl Ether has excellent solvent with pastes and resins. This ether is widely used in ballpoint and printing ink.

Various properties:

  • Highly soluble in water

  • Colorless

  • Chemical formula: C5H12O3

  • Purity

Other details:

Diethylene Glycol Monomethyl Ether, is a product of Ethylene Oxide and Methanol. Diethylene Glycol Monomethyl Ether is chemically known as a Methyl Diglycol, 2-hydroxy-2-methoxy-diethyl ether. Commercially it is known as a Methyl Carbitol, which is a trademark of Union Carbide. Diethylene Glycol Monomethyl Ether is an excellent solvent for the various resins & paste etc. ADVANCE PETROCHEMICALS LTD. is selling this product in the brand name APITOL 120.

Methyl Diglycol - 2(-2 Methoxyethoxy) Ethanol is a relatively non-volatile solvent and therefore it is included only in special lacquer formulations, principally nitrocellulose lacquers, to improve the properties of the lacquers. It can be stabilized with 2, 6-ditert-butyl-4-methylphenol (0.005%). Owning to its low volatility small quantity can be added to lacquer solutions. The dilution capacity of Methyl Diglycol - 2(-2 Methoxyethoxy) Ethanol is very good. This product is also used in aviation industry as FSII Dicing Anti Icing agent.

Methyl Diglycol - 2(-2 Methoxyethoxy) Ethanol does not attack rubber. APITOL 120 is also used in the printing ink, industry and in the production of ballpoint pen ink.



Apitol 120

Chemical Composition

Diethylene Glycol Monomethyl Ether (DGMME)

Chemical Name

Methyl Carbitol

Chemical Formula


Cas No.



Clear, bright and free from solid matter

Colour, Platinum-Cobalt

10.0 Max.

Specific Gravity 20/20 oC

1.021 - 1.025

Initial Boiling Point
Dry Point

191.0oC Min.
oC Max.

PH of 25% solution in water 25oC

6.0 to 7.5

Flash Point (oC)

85oC Min

Water Content %

0.15 Max.

Molecular Weight


Acidity % w/w (as Acetic Acid)

0.01 Max.

Viscosity at 20 oC

3.9 cps.

Solubility In water


Packing : 50 & 210 Kgs. in M.S. / H.D.P.E. Drum.

ADVANCE PETROCHEMICALS LTD. also supply Diethylene Glycol Monomethyl Ether as per customer specification & other Glycol Ethers like Ethylene Glycol Monomethyl Ether, Ethylene Glycol MonoButyl Ether, Diethylene Glycol MonoButyl Ether, Ethylene Glycol Monoethyl Ether& Diethylene Glycol Monoethyl Ether.