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(organic chemistry) A thick, colourless liquid, C2H4(OH)2, of a sweetish taste, produced artificially from certain ethylene compounds and used as an antifreeze; ethylene glycol.
However, it should not be thought that propylene glycol based antifreeze is safe for consumption.
Included in the expansion is a second 800,000 tons steam cracker, a 535,000 tons polyethylene plant and a 410,000 tons ethylene glycol plant.
The capsule form of amprenavir does not contain propylene glycol.
This is because pregnant women and young children are unable to break down one of its components called propylene glycol.
Also, its vehicle, propylene glycol, can cause hypotension.
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