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 +bio:​en:​ethylene glycol|English
 +======Ethylene Glycol======
 +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.
 +^Name| Ethylene glycol, ethane-1,​2-diol |
 +^MeSH| [[MeSH>​68019855]] |
 +^Molecular weight|62.07g/​mol|
 +^Molecular Formula| <​chem>​C2H6O2</​chem>​ |
 +^m.p.|-13 °C|
 +^b.p.|197.6 °C|