2-phenoxyethanol


Also found in: Medical.

2-phenoxyethanol

[¦tü fə¦näk·sē′eth·ə‚nȯl]
(organic chemistry)
C6H5OCH2CH2OH An oily liquid with a faint aromatic odor; melting point is 14°C; soluble in water; used in perfumes as a fixative, in organic synthesis, as an insect repellent, and as a topical anesthetic.
References in periodicals archive ?
This study's objective was to determine effect of two different anaesthetics 2-phenoxyethanol and clove oil on the sedation of some aquarium fish species.
PhAA is the primary metabolite of 2-phenoxyethanol (EGPhE), a glycol ether commonly used in perfumes, cosmetics, lotions, and other personal care products.
The Prevenar 13(r) MDV presentation includes the preservative 2-Phenoxyethanol, which enables use of the vaccine over a 28-day period following its first use, provided it is stored at 2-8 degrees Celsius.
In conjunction, the company's Prevenar 13 MDV presentation includes the preservative 2-Phenoxyethanol, which enables use of the vaccine over a 28-day period following its first use following the positive opinion from the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) in April 2016.
Finally an interesting case of anaphylaxis to the preservative 2-phenoxyethanol has been described in Spain in 2010 in a 42 year-old woman who was exposed to a variety of cosmetic products applied to body and face.
Also, three fish per tank (nine fish per dietary treatment) were randomly captured, anaesthetized with 2-phenoxyethanol solution (200 mg/L) and blood samples were taken from the caudal vein with heparinized syringes to determine respiratory burst activity and total immunoglobin level.
It was 30 years after the original discovery before 2-phenoxyethanol (PE) was isolated from Papermate brand pen ink and shown to elicit trail following (Chen et al.
Cortisol and haematological response in sea bream and trout subject to the anaesthetic clove oil and 2-phenoxyethanol.