- Polyethylene glycol series products can be used in pharmaceuticals.
- PEG–4000 is a mould release agents and lubricants for rubber industry and can easily applied and removed since they are water-soluble.
- Polyethylene glycol is used in a number of toothpaste as a dispersant. – It is also used as an anti-foaming agent in food.
- It is used in cosmetics as thickeners, solvents, softeners, and moisture-carriers