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Noun1.propanediol - a sweet colorless, viscous, hygroscopic liquid used as an antifreeze and in brake fluid and also as a humectant in cosmetics and personal care items although it can be absorbed through the skin with harmful effects
antifreeze - a liquid added to the water in a cooling system to lower its freezing point
humectant - any substance that is added to another substance to keep it moist
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa), 21 percent (wt/wt) glycerin analog (3-chloro-l,2 propanediol or 3-chloro-l-propanol; Sigma-Aldrich, St.
This project~s aim is to develop a set of technologies for converting waste glycerol from biodiesel production in a biorefinery concept to end with products of high value such as 1,3 propanediol, Fatty acid glycerol formal esters, PolyHydroxyAlkanoates (PHA), Hydrogen and Ethanol, Synthetic coatings, powder coating resins, Secondary Glycerol Amine, Biobutanol, Trehalose, Cyanocobalamin (Vitamin B12), EaAA-carotene, Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), .
Zemea USP Propanediol is a natural solvent and humectant that can be used to replace petroleum-based propylene glycol or glycerin in a variety of food and beverage products.
The theoretical yield of 1,3- propanediol is 64 or 50 %, if acetic or butyric acid is formed as the main by-product.
The polyols are based on Susterra Bio-PDO, propanediol that is obtained 100% from cornstarch.
Kilfrost said Flybe selected its deicing fluid DFsustain featuring an eco-friendly Susterra Propanediol glycol capable of handling temperatures to -40C.
Meanwhile, in a Dupont plant in Tennessee, semi-synthetic bacteria are living on cornstarch and making the chemical 1,3 propanediol or PDO.
Called Susterra propanediol, the product eliminates the need for petroleum-based feedstocks, while providing low toxicity and biodegradability to applications such as deicing fluids, anti-freeze and heat transfer fluids.
The Loudon facility produces 1,3 propanediol (Bio-PDO(TM)) from renewable resources -- in this case corn sugar -- making it the first facility in the world to manufacture this new bio-based product.
This plant-based fabric--the PPT is produced through the polymerization of propanediol, which is made from corn--is claimed to be both durable and resistant to sunlight, which means it is suitable for use in vehicle interiors.
From annually renewable agricultural products, DuPont can now produce 1,3 propanediol (PDO), the key building block for DuPont[R] Sorona[R].