diethylene glycol


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diethylene glycol

(daɪˈɛθɪˌliːn ˈɡlaɪkɒl)
n
1. (Elements & Compounds) a colourless soluble, poisonous liquid used as a solvent. Formula: (C2H4OH)2O
2. (Automotive Engineering) a colourless soluble, poisonous liquid used as a solvent. Formula: (C2H4OH)2O
Translations
די אתילן גליקול

diethylene glycol

n dietilenglicol m
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1 package of 20 m 3 / g diethylene glycol regeneration for the cortemaggiore plant.
Moreover, if this emulsifier is not properly purified it can be contaminated with diethylene glycol that is a byproduct of its synthesis.
The MEG unit of the plant can supply half a million tons of the item as well as 50,000 tons of diethylene glycol (DEG) and 3,400 tons of triethylene glycol (TEG) annually.
MEGlobal, a wholly-owned subsidiary of EQUATE Petrochemical Company, is a manufacturer of merchant monoethylene glycol and diethylene glycol.
Beware of your dog licking or drinking fluids that contain ethylene or diethylene glycol, they cause kidney failure.
The coproducts such as diethylene glycol and triethylene glycol are obtained in the manufacturing process of MEG from ethylene oxide.
Watkins was either unaware of, or disregarded, warnings that diethylene glycol was not safe for human consumption.
In another field, Dow is a partner with Kuwait's Petrochemical Industries Company (PIC) in a Dubai-based JV called MEGlobal, a world leader in manufacturing and marketing merchant monoethylene glycol (MEG) and diethylene glycol (DEG), collectively known as ethylene glycol (EG).
MEGlobal is based in Dubai and specialises in the production of monoethylene glycol and diethylene glycol, which is used as feedstock for manufacturing polyester fibres and antifreeze formulations, among others.
The FDA also found diethylene glycol, a component of antifreeze and brake fluids, which the World Health Organization (WHO) has categorized as a poison, which can cause kidney damage, respiratory failure and nerve dysfunction when exposed to high quantities.
5 ppm of diethylene glycol found to elicit positive response in female bedbugs and in rest of the compounds (E)-2-hexenol, diethylene glycol, 2-propyl-1-pentanol and 2-ethyl-2-hexanol and concentrations repelling response was observed (Table 4).
In 2009, the FDA detected diethylene glycol, a toxic chemical used in antifreeze, in some e-cig samples and carcinogens called nitrosamines in others.