hexylresorcinol


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hexylresorcinol

[¦hek·səl·ri′sȯrs·ən‚ȯl]
(organic chemistry)
C6H13C6H3(OH)2 Sharp-tasting, white to yellowish crystals melting at 64°C; slightly soluble in water, soluble in glycerin, vegetable oils, and organic solvents; used in medicine.
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78, which contains menthol and glucose, but not hexylresorcinol, so they'll only soothe and cool.
THE EUROPEAN Union (EU) Council of Ministers has approved seven new additives as safe to use in EU foodstuffs: erythritol, soybean hemicellulose, ethyl cellulose, hexylresorcinol, tertiary butyl hydroquinone (TBHQ), pullulan, and starch aluminium octenyl succinate.
The researchers also learned to preserve fresh-cut mangoes by treating slices with a combination of hexylresorcinol, isoascorbic acid, and potassium sorbate--all food-safe compounds derived from natural products--and storing the slices in plastic containers to prevent drying.