2-methoxyethanol

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2-methoxyethanol

[¦tü mə‚thäk·sē′eth·ə‚nȯl]
(organic chemistry)
CH3OCH2CH2OH A poisonous liquid, used as a solvent for low-viscosity cellulose acetate, natural and some synthetic resins, and alcohol-soluble dyes, and also used in dyeing leather.
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Ovarian luteal cell toxicity of ethylene glycol monomethyl ether and methoxy acetic acid in vivo and in vitro.
A toxicokinetic study of inhaled ethylene glycol monomethyl ether (2-ME) and validation of a physiologically based pharmacokinetic model for the pregnant rat and human.
Criteria for a recommended standard: occupational exposure to ethylene glycol monomethyl ether, ethylene glycol monoethyl ether, and their acetates.
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