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Descriptor English:   Ethylene Glycols 
Descriptor Spanish:   Glicoles de Etileno 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Etilenoglicóis 
Synonyms English:   Dihydroxyethanes
Glycols, Ethylene  
Tree Number:   D02.033.455.250
Definition English:   An ethylene compound with two hydroxy groups (-OH) located on adjacent carbons. They are viscous and colorless liquids. Some are used as anesthetics or hypnotics. However, the class is best known for their use as a coolant or antifreeze. 
Indexing Annotation English:   ETHYLENE GLYCOL is also available
History Note English:   75; was ETHYLENE GLYCOL see under GLYCOLS 1963-74 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AD administration & dosage AE adverse effects
AG agonists AN analysis
AI antagonists & inhibitors BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid CS chemical synthesis
CH chemistry CL classification
EC economics HI history
IM immunology IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism PK pharmacokinetics
PD pharmacology PO poisoning
RE radiation effects ST standards
SD supply & distribution TU therapeutic use
TO toxicity UR urine
Record Number:   5119 
Unique Identifier:   D005026 

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