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Compound Summary for: CID 174

Ethylene Glycol

Also known as: 1,2-ethanediol; glycol; Ethane-1,2-diol; monoethylene glycol; 107-21-1; 1,2-Dihydroxyethane; Glycol alcohol; Ethylene alcohol
Molecular Formula: C2H6O2   Molecular Weight: 62.06784   InChIKey: LYCAIKOWRPUZTN-UHFFFAOYSA-N
A colorless, odorless, viscous dihydroxy alcohol. It has a sweet taste, but is poisonous if ingested. Ethylene glycol is the most important glycol commercially available and is manufactured on a large scale in the United States. It is used as an antifreeze and coolant, in hydraulic fluids, and in the manufacture of low-freezing dynamites and resins.   From: MeSH
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