polyhydric alcohol


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polyhydric alcohol

[¦päl·i¦hī·drək ′al·kə‚hȯl]
(organic chemistry)
An alcohol with many hydroxyl (‒OH) radicals, such as glycerol, C3H5(OH3). Also known as polyalcohol; polyol.
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Pentaerythritol (Penta) is a white crystalline polyhydric alcohol containing four primary hydroxyl groups.
The thermoplastic starch includes a biodegradable starch polymer plasticized with a polyhydric alcohol.
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The patent describes the use of sorbitol (easily derived from starch) as the polyhydric alcohol and the use of succinic acid anhydride as the polycarboxylic acid.
Tokyo, Japan, Sept 22, 2005 - (JCNN) - Mitsubishi Gas Chemical and Mitsubishi Chemical have signed a basic agreement to establish a joint venture, Polyols Asia, for production and sales of polyhydric alcohol (neopentyl glycol, trimethyrol propane, and ester glycol).
Sorbitol is a natural polyhydric alcohol widely found in plants.
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Polyether polyols are manufactured by ethoxylation or propoxylation of a polyhydric alcohol in the presence of a catalyst.