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How to use glycol in a sentence
You’ll be inhaling a cloud of other ingredients, too, such propylene glycol and vegetable glycerine.
It has even been used as a drip to counteract poisoning from ethylene glycol, a toxic ingredient in antifreeze that causes kidney failure when ingested.
The nanorods in the new method are composed of magnetic iron oxide instead of gold, and they are coated with citric acid instead of ethylene glycol — but they have the same size and shape as the earlier nanorods.Great Balls Of Fire: How Heating Up Testicles With Nanoparticles Might One Day Be A Form Of Male Birth Control | LGBTQ-Editor | January 10, 2022 | No Straight News
To see why this is important, consider propyplene glycol, which is used to de-ice aircraft.Fish blood could hold the answer to safer de-icing solutions during snowstorms | By Monika Bleszynski/The Conversation | February 1, 2021 | Popular-Science
One key ingredient of the stuff: Propylene glycol, a synthetic liquid that absorbs water.
Propylene glycol is used for a variety of industrial, cosmetic, and food production uses.
The European formula for Fireball has even less: under one gram per kilogram of propylene glycol.
Propylene glycol has been used as the base for fog machine liquids and in nebulizers for decades.
The major point is that we have no studies that show the safety of propylene glycol when inhaled over the long term.
It may also be prepared by oxidizing the trimethylene glycol obtained by the action of hydrobromic acid on allylbromide.
The water formed and the glycol-chlorhydrine distill over and are collected in tubulated receivers.
glycol is heated in a distillery apparatus to 148 C., and a slow current of dry hydrochloric acid passed through it.
On boiling with water, it decomposes into glycol and trimethylamine.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection | Alexander Wynter Blyth
No glycollic acid, oxalic acid, glycol, or glycerol was produced.Alcoholic Fermentation | Arthur Harden
British Dictionary definitions for glycol
- glycolic or glycollic (ɡlaɪˈkɒlɪk), adjective
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Scientific definitions for glycol
Any of various alcohols containing two hydroxyl groups (OH).
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