glycol ethers

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gly·col e·thers

chemicals such as ethylene glycol monomethyl ether and ethylene glycol monoethyl ether; they are teratogens that induce testicular atrophy in animals.
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Apart from glycol ethers, the team found no other workplace chemicals that could harm male fertility.
When glycol ethers (ethoxylated surfactants) are exposed to air, allergenic oxidation products are also formed, although not as quickly as with terpenoids (Karlberg et al.
Products: P-Series glycol ethers products, including: Dowanol PM, Dowanol PM Elec Grade, Dowanol DPM, Dowanol TPM, Dowanol PMA, Dowanol PMA Elec Grade, Dowanol DPMA, Dowanol PnP, Dowanol DPnP, Dowanol PnB, Dowanol DPnB, Dowanol, TPnB, Dowanol PPH, Dowanol PPH Low Phenol, and Dowfroth[R] 250A
Glycol ethers or other solvents can be used to improve grease removal and penetration into the road film.
Facilities at the complex would include initially an ethane/propane cracker to manufacture ethylene and propylene, and facilities for the production of oxo alcohols and oxo derivatives such as butyl acetate, butyl acrylate, glycol ethers and 2-ethylhexyl acrylate; as well as ethylene oxide and its derivatives, including ethylene glycol, ethanolamines, ethoxylates and alkyl alkanolamines.
Newtown Square, PA, Propylene Glycol Ethers as Coalescing Aids in Water-Borne Acryclic Emulsion: Restrictive regulations are being placed on coatings and coating additives.
The Global Solvent Report provides in-depth information on the major solvent types: Aromatics, Alcohols, Esters, Aliphatics, Ketones, Glycols, Glycol ethers, and Halogenated solvents as well as over 20 other widely used miscellaneous solvents.
Water constitutes around 80 percent of the volume of the paint, with traces of other solvents such as glycol ethers.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking action to protect the public from seven ethylene glycol ethers or glymes chemicals that can cause health effects including birth defects and blood toxicity.
Utilizing Dow's cutting-edge product technologies and Saudi Aramco's world-class project management and execution capabilities, the manufacturing units will produce a wide range of performance products such as polyurethanes (isocyanates, polyether polyols), propylene glycol, elastomers, linear low density polyethylene, low density polyethylene, glycol ethers and amines.
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Products: E-Series glycol ethers, including Butyl Cellosolve[TM] solvent (EB), Butyl Carbitol[TM] solvent (DB), Butyl Cellosolve acetate (EB acetate), Butyl Carbitol acetate (DB acetate), Butoxytriglycol (BTG), Solvent GP, Butoxypolyglycol basic, Ecosoft[TM] solvent PB, Carbitol solvent (DE), Ethoxytriglycol (ETG), Ethoxypolyglycol (EPG), and Propyl Cellosolve solvent (EP)