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1. An organic compound or functional group containing a chlorine atom and a hydroxyl group on adjacent carbon atoms.
2. A colorless, dense, sweet-smelling, toxic liquid, C3H7ClO2, used as an antifreeze for dynamite and as a sterilant for rodents.


1. (Elements & Compounds) any of a class of organic compounds containing a hydroxyl group and a chlorine atom
2. (Elements & Compounds) a colourless unstable hygroscopic liquid that is used mainly as a solvent; 3-chloropropane-1,2-diol. Formula: CH2OHCHOHCH2Cl
[C20: from chloro- + hydro- + -in]


(ˌklɔr əˈhaɪ drɪn, ˌkloʊr-)

any of a class of organic chemical compounds containing a chlorine atom and a hydroxyl group, usu. on adjacent carbon atoms.
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The major degradation products of enhydrin were isolated and identified to be 6-deacetyldeepoxydihydroxyenhydrin (1), deepoxydihydroxyenhydrin (2) and enhydrin chlorohydrin (3).
5) Treatment by ethylene oxide results in a chemical residue, ethylene chlorohydrin (ECH), in food.
Since propylene oxide is mostly produced with either the multi-stage chlorohydrin process with salty waste streams and chlorinated byproducts or with another multi-stage energy-inefficient process with an aromatic byproduct, development of new green technologies is urgent and essential for sustainability.
In the case of hydrolysis products and BADGE chlorohydrin no data exists about their genotoxicity [14].
Mortality from pancreatic and lymphopoietic cancer among workers in ethylene and propylene chlorohydrin production.
Cholesterol chlorohydrin synthesis by the myeloperoxidase-hydrogen peroxidechloride system: potential markers for lipoproteins oxidatively damaged by phagocytes.
3], sodium hypochlorite, and ethylene chlorohydrin, and 50 mL [L.
Three chemicals -- propylene chlorohydrin, phosgene and epichlorohydrin -- account for the vast majority of chlorine use for chemical intermediates (chemicals used to make other products).
Eucalyptus wood biomass will be used to produce steam for the site's chlor-alkali and chlorohydrin production processes.
chlorohydrin rubber (CHR) can readily form hydrogen bonds with water, and it possesses specific hydrophilicity.
Germination was not enhanced by subjecting seeds to ethylene chlorohydrin vapors and solutions or using salt solutions of 0.