Definition: 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.
ETHYLENE GLYCOL is also available
Other names Ethanediols; Dihydroxyethanes; Glycols, Ethylene
methyl cellosolve [ 2-methoxyethanol,ethylene glycol monomethyl ether,methyl cellosolve, calcium salt,methyl cellosolve, potassium salt,methyl cellosolve, sodium salt,methylcellosolve ] widely used industrial solvent for resins, lacquers, dyes & inks; may cause anemia macrocytosis, appearance of young granulocytes in blood; RN given refers to parent cpd