acrolein cyanohydrin

acrolein cyanohydrin

[ə′krōl·ē·ən ‚sī·ə·nō′hī·drən]
(organic chemistry)
CH2:CHCH(OH)CN A liquid soluble in water and boiling at 165°C; copolymerizes with ethylene and acrylonitrile; used to modify synthetic resins.