triethylene glycol

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tri·eth·y·lene gly·col

(trī-eth'i-lēn glī'kol),
Used in the vapor state as an air-sterilizing agent; toxic to bacteria, fungi, and viruses in low concentrations in air; variations in the humidity of the air limit the germicidal effectiveness.
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Triethylene glycol weighs ~9.36 pounds per gallon and is usually acidic when it leaves the glycol dehydrator.
Removal of selected pollutants from air during dehumidification by lithium chloride and triethylene glycol solution.
"Parametric Analysis of Natural Gas Dehydration by a Triethylene Glycol Solution", Energy Sources, Volume 25, Number 3, pages 189-201, (2003).
Glycol ethers - (Category Code N230) Includes mono-and di-ethers of ethylene glycol, diethylene glycol and triethylene glycol.(1.0) R - ([OCH.sub.2.CH.sub.2])[eta]-OR Where [eta]=1, 2 or 3 R = alkyl or argyl groups R' = R, H or groups which, when removed yield glycol ethers with the structure R - ([OCH.sub.2.CH.sub.2])[eta] - OH Polymers are excluded from this category
[ClickPress, Fri Mar 15 2019] Adroit Market Research published a study titled, "Global Triethylene Glycol (TEG) Market Size 2017 by Application (Humectants, Natural Gas Dehydration, Plasticizers, Polyester Resins, Polyurethanes, Solvents, and Others), By Region and Forecast 2018 to 2025.
The MEG unit of the plant can supply half a million tons of the item as well as 50,000 tons of diethylene glycol (DEG) and 3,400 tons of triethylene glycol (TEG) annually.
The composition contains at least one active ingredient selected from the group consisting of triethylene glycol, dipropylene glycol, propylene glycol, triethanolarnine, and mixtures thereof, wherein at least one active ingredient reduces the partial pressure of malodorants; nonionic surfactant comprising a mixture of a hydrogenated castor oil surfactant and a polyglycol ether; quaternary ammonium salt; cosolvent selected from the group consisting of short chain monohydric alcohol; and water.
Multiple dental resins contain a co-monomer such as triethylene glycol dimethacrylate (TEGDMA), which causes genetic mutations in vitro!
Methacrylates were supplied by Aldrich: Glycidyl methacrylate (GMA) stabilized with 100 ppm of hydroquinone monomethyl ether (HQME), hexyl methacrylate (HMA), lauryl methacrylate (LMA), butyl methacrylate (BMA), stearyl methacrylate (SMA) stabilized with 300-500 ppm, ethylene glycol dimethacrylate (EGDMA) stabilized with 100 ppm of monomethyl ether hydroquinone (MEHQ), triethylene glycol dimethacrylate (TEGDMA), and Trimethylolpropane methacrylate stabilized with 175 ppm of MEHQ.