3-chloro-1,2-propanediol

3-chloro-1,2-propanediol

[¦thrē ‚klȯr·ō ¦wən ¦tü ¦prō‚pān′dī‚ȯl]
(organic chemistry)
ClCH2CH(OH)CH2OH A sweetish-tasting liquid that has a tendency to turn a straw color; soluble in ether, alcohol, and water; used to manufacture dye intermediates and to lower the freezing point of dynamite.