Definition of Propanediol

1. Noun. 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.

Exact synonyms: Propylene Glycol
Generic synonyms: Antifreeze, Humectant



Definition of Propanediol

1. Noun. (organic compound) Either of two diols derived from propane, but especially ''1,2-propanediol'' known as propylene glycol ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Propanediol

propagule
propagules
propagulum
propale
propaled
propales
propaling
propanal
propanals
propanamide
propane
propanedinitrile
propanedioate
propanedioates
propanedioic acid
propanediol (current term)
propanelike
propanes
propanil
propanoate
propanoates
propanoic
propanoic acid
propanol
propanolol
propanols
propanone
propargyl
propargylamide
propargylamides

Literary usage of Propanediol

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1. The Application of Biotechnology to Industrial Sustainability by Oecd (2001)
"propanediol On 20 February 200I, DuPont dedicated the world's first continuous ... Routes to 1,3-propanediol: extract of ChemSystems summary 1,3-propanediol ..."

2. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"2-Amino- 2-hydroxymethyl-1,3-propanediol (Tris) was purchased from Mathe- son Coleman and Bell (highest purity, mp 170-171 °). ..."

3. A Text Book of Organic Chemistry by William Albert Noyes (1903)
"Propylene glycol, or 1,2 propanediol, CH2OH, CHOH, CH8, and Trimethylene glycol, or 1.3 propanediol, CH2OH, CH2, CH2OH are both known. ..."

4. Code of Federal Regulations 21 Food and Drugs: Parts 170 to 199 Revised as by U.s. Gpo (2005)
"The resin shall contain no more than 30 weight percent of 2,2-dimethy l-1,3-propanediol. (c) The coating in the finished form in which it is to contact food ..."

5. Large Scale Coastal Behavior (1993) edited by J. H. List (1995)
"... importers, and processors of poly(oxy-1,2- ethanediyl)a-hydro-co hydroxy-, ether with 2-ethyl-2- (hydroxymethyl)-1,3-propanediol (3:1) di-2-propenoate, ..."

6. Organic Lies: Misconceptions of the United States Organic Act in America and ...by Mary Choate by Mary Choate (2007)
"... 4B 12173-47-6 Hectorite 4B 7440-59-7 Helium 4B 111-70-6 1-Heptanol 4B Hexanedioic acid, polymer with 1,4-butanediol and 1,2- 68511-11-5 propanediol, ..."

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