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Chemical Ethylene Glycol

Name Ethylene Glycol
Equivalent Terms 1,2 Ethanediol | 1,2-Ethanediol | 2 Hydroxyethanol | 2-Hydroxyethanol | Glycol, Ethylene | Glycol, Monoethylene | Monoethylene Glycol
CAS Registry Number 107-21-1
Definition A colorless, odorless, viscous dihydroxy alcohol. It has a sweet taste, but is poisonous if ingested. Ethylene glycol is the most important glycol commercially available and is manufactured on a large scale in the United States. It is used as an antifreeze and coolant, in hydraulic fluids, and in the manufacture of low-freezing dynamites and resins.
Structure Ethylene Glycol
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MeSH® ID D019855
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