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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.
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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]
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(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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[9] Department of Health; Education and Welfare; Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Ethylene oxide, ethylene chlorohydrin, and ethylene glycol, 1978.
Garrido, "Genotoxicity of the coating lacquer on food cans, bisphenol A diglycidyl ether (BADGE), its hydrolysis products and a chlorohydrin of BADGE," Mutation Research, vol.
Although the focus of this review is on the addition of HOCl as a nonradical (molecular) agent to the double bonds of PLs which leads to chlorohydrin generation, HOCl can also trigger the formation of N-centered radicals in PE and PS by reaction with the nitrogen in the headgroup.
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.
In the past, chlorohydrin and hydroperoxide mediated processes were used for the synthesis of propene epoxide.
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.
Salt solutions of KN[O.sub.3], sodium hypochlorite, and ethylene chlorohydrin, and 50 mL [L.sup.-1] C[O.sub.2] did not stimulate germination (Ahring and Frank, 1968; Anderson, 1985)
To avoid using harmful organic solvents, in this article, the polyester textile surface is pre-treated with a water-soluble modified epoxide resin (SJR-2), and such a technology of RFL prepared with PRF is adapted and a RFL dip recipe and heat treatment technology for polyester textile dipping are optimized, so that good adhesion strengths between polyester textile and NR, CR, NBR, HNBR and CHR (chlorohydrin rubber) are obtained.