diol

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Related to Dialcohol: Diacid, Diester, diol, peptide bond, Condensation polymerization, Polyesters
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any of a class of alcohols having 2 hydroxyl groups in each molecule

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These byproducts represent the diacid and dialcohol, which were proposed based upon of the hydrolysis of ester bond as a mechanism of the PUR degradation.
It contains mainly fatty esters (80 percent-85 percent), free alcohols, (10 percent-15 percent), acids (3 percent-6 percent), hydrocarbons (1 percent-3 percent), esterified fatty dialcohols (up to 20 percent), hydroxylated fatty acids (up to 6 percent) and cinamic acid (up to 6 percent).