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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The dog may appear to be disoriented and poorly coordinated, confused, staggering around, and stumbling drunkenly as the ethylene glycol is being absorbed from its gastrointestinal system into its bloodstream.
As a functional excipient, propylene glycol helps to solve formulation problems and create simpler, more effective formulations.
The cat may appear to be disoriented and poorly coordinated, confused, staggering about, and stumbling drunkenly as the ethylene glycol is being absorbed from its gastrointestinal system into its bloodstream.
Under the new agreement with ThermoEnergy, Contego will use ThermoEnergya[euro](tm)s CASTion Aircraft Deicing Fluid Recovery System to enable it to recover and recycle 98% to 99% purity glycol from the collected fluid.
Although polyethylene glycol is only FDA approved for patients age 17 and up, clinicians now prescribe the medication more often to treat constipation in infants and children.
Ethylene glycol is mainly used in making plastics and as an automotive anti-freeze.
The minimum lethal dose is estimated to be about 1 mL/kg of methanol and approximately 1.5 mL/kg of ethylene glycol.
Liverpool coroner Andre Rebello concluded the dental surgeon died as a result of the ethylene glycol and returned an open verdict.
The new glycol unit cooler lines support a growing demand for secondary loop refrigeration systems in supermarkets.
* Jeffcat TD-33A, 33.3% solution of triethylenediamine in dipropylene glycol for flexible, semi-flexible and rigid foams and elastomers.
Ethylene glycol whirlpools formed shapes with no more than three sides.
Tokyo, Japan, Sept 22, 2005 - (JCNN) - Mitsubishi Gas Chemical and Mitsubishi Chemical have signed a basic agreement to establish a joint venture, Polyols Asia, for production and sales of polyhydric alcohol (neopentyl glycol, trimethyrol propane, and ester glycol).
The University of Missouri-Columbia (MU) recently announced that Galen Suppes, an MU chemical engineering professor and chief science officer of the MU-based Renewable Alternatives, has developed a new process for converting glycerin, a byproduct of the biodiesel production process, into propylene glycol, which can be used as nontoxic antifreeze for automobiles.
Lyondell Chemical Company has expanded its oxygenated solvents line with the addition of Arcosolv PMP propylene glycol methyl ether propionate.
When water-based inks were first introduced, we thought this meant that the products were "safe." But the material safety data sheets (MSDS) from the manufacturers showed many of the inks to contain up to 20 percent glycol ether solvents.