2-phenoxyethanol


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2-phenoxyethanol

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(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.
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For instance, 2-phenoxyethanol is used as an alternative preservative in some human vaccines such as Tetravac, Pediacel, Revaxis, and Repevax.
Various synthetic products, such as tricaine methanesulphonate (MS-222), quinaldine sulphate, benzocaine and 2-phenoxyethanol are widely used to anesthetize fish.
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.
We used a combination of 0.1% octenidine dihydrochloride and 2% 2-phenoxyethanol (Octenisept[R]) to disinfect the skin.
PhAA is the primary metabolite of 2-phenoxyethanol (EGPhE), a glycol ether commonly used in perfumes, cosmetics, lotions, and other personal care products.
Casas, "Oxidation of the emerging contaminants amitriptyline hydrochloride, methyl salicylate and 2-phenoxyethanol by persulfate activated by UV irradiation," Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, vol.
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.