propylene glycol

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Synonyms for propylene glycol

a sweet colorless, viscous, hygroscopic liquid used as an antifreeze and in brake fluid and also as a humectant in cosmetics and personal care items although it can be absorbed through the skin with harmful effects


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Human embryo features that influence the success of cryopreservation with the use of 1,2-propanediol.
Toxicology, metabolism, and biochemistry of 1,2-propanediol, Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 1972;21:102-111.
Chemicals used were PAE CA 1920 (Ashland Water Technologies, Wilmington, Delaware), urea, dicyandiamide, sodium dodecyl sulfate (SDS), cetyltrimethylammonium bromide (CTAB), and 1,2-propanediol (propylene glycol; Sigma-Aldrich, St.
1C is 1,2-propanediol, which is used as a solvent for barbiturate drugs (16).
1,2-Propanediol (propylene glycol), diethylene glycol, and 1,2-butanediol were purchased from Fluka Chemie AG.