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meth·yl al·co·hol

CH3OH; a flammable, toxic, mobile liquid, used as an industrial solvent, antifreeze, and in chemical manufacture; ingestion may result in severe acidosis, visual impairment, and other effects on the central nervous system.
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In recent papers, intermediates with carbinol and amino groups, for example, have been described.
"We think it's really striking that the offspring themselves are never exposed to carbinol," Williams said.
The polymerization performed with TBBPA and BPADGE gives a lower retention time than that of Carbinol PDMS, suggesting lower molecular weight polyester in the later case (Table 1).
Products: Acetone derivatives, including isophorone, methyl isobutyl carbinol, and methyl isobutyl ketone
These include collectors such as sodium isopropyl and sodium isobutyl xanthate plus CT-700, a modified thionocarbamate; frothers such as methyl isobutyl carbinol and special frother mixtures; depressants and modifiers.
Technology company Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE) reported on Tuesday a rise in list and off-list selling prices for MIBK (methyl isobutyl ketone) and MIBC (methyl isobutyl carbinol) with effect from 1 January 12017, or as contracts allow.
Product name/Attributes: Dow Coming 11 and 14 Additives-reactive silicone glycol surfactant with carbinol functionality, Dow Corning 27 Additive-non-reactive silicone glycol surfactant with both silicone and organic characteristics; Specific products enhance wetting, foam control, leveling, mar resistance, slip and gloss.
The natural chemical indole-3 carbinol, which is found in vegetables such as broccoli and cauliflower can help break down excessive oestrogens in the bloodstream and transform them into the weaker, beneficial oestrogens.
During their digestion in the gut, these foods produce indole-3 carbinol (I3(2), a compound that may prove useful in fighting cancers (SN: 7/3/93, p.
In North and South America, the company will increase the prices of MIBK (Methyl Isobutyl Ketone) by USD0.05/lb and MIBC (Methyl Isobutyl Carbinol) by USD0.05/lb.
Hydra (Symrise) 0.50 (Fragrance) Phase B Water 9.20 Regu-Age (Pentapharm) 4.00 (Hydrolyzed rice bran protein (and) glycin soja (soybean) (and) oxido reductases) Phase C Dow Corning 245 Fluid 12.90 (Cyclopentasiloxane) Dow Corning 5562 Carbinol Fluid 5.00 (Bis-hydroxyethoxypropyl dimethicone) Micronasphere M (Merck) 1.44 (Mica (and) silica) Timiron Silk Gold (Merck) 0.30 (Titanium dioxide (and) mica) Oxyde de Titane Organophile (LCW) 2.86 (Titanium dioxide) Covasil 3.05 Yellow W 1802 (LCW) 0.70 (Iron oxides yellow) PROCEDURE: Prepare a pigment premix by blending phase C ingredients and homogenize until color is homogeneous.
Broccoli, kale, cauliflower, brussels sprouts, cabbage (members of the Brassica family), carrots, and green onions all contain both indole carbinol and sulforaphane, nutrients that increase the activity of cancer-fighting enzymes.