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Related to glycol: polyethylene glycol, propylene glycol, Triethylene glycol
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Synonyms for glycol

a sweet but poisonous syrupy liquid used as an antifreeze and solvent

any of a class of alcohols having 2 hydroxyl groups in each molecule

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Demand for monoethylene glycol was the largest for polyester application.
According to the Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH) in Switzerland, propylene glycol levels are high enough to irritate the eyes and airways and, similar to its tobacco-based doppelganger, also expose non-smokers to these fumes.
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Annual ethylene glycol capacity at Yansab is 770,000 tonnes.
Nausea, vomiting, tachycardia, hypertension followed by hypotension, tachypnea, lethargy, coma and renal failure are seen with ethylene glycol poisonings.
A secondary loop refrigeration system uses glycol as a secondary fluid to cool the supermarket refrigerated spaces that may come in contact with food.
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Some water-based inks used in package printing contain glycol ethers and considerable levels of residual monomers.
When Davey and his colleagues added ethylene glycol or indigo to a solution of saccharin and allowed the mixture to crystallize, the saccharin formed twins much more frequently than a pure saccharin solution did, indicating that the added molecules helped twin surfaces adhere to each other.
This (Research Triangle Institute) report presents a toxicological profile for ethylene glycol and propylene glycol.
1) recalls, among other things, the problems that a clinical STAT laboratory has to face in the case of ethylene glycol poisoning.
Officials estimate 49,300 gallons of a mixture of 70 percent water and 30 percent ethylene glycol, a coolant similar to antifreeze, was discharged Dec.
Additionally, the airport's glycol capture rate during the first season of operation approached 51%.
Ether ester plasticizers based on ethylene glycol monobutyl ether and diethylene glycol monobutyl ether are listed in Section 313 of SARA Title Ill by the EPA.
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