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Glycol

glycol (GB)

Trivial name (also glycol) for all glycol compounds; the correct name is ethylene glycol. These dihydric alcohols are often used in antifreeze and coolants. The derivative diethylene glycol gained inglorious fame as a result of the Austrian wine scandal in 1985 because it was fraudulently added to simple wines. See also under glycolic acid.

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