furfuryl alcohol


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furfuryl alcohol

[′fər·fə‚ril ′al·kə‚hȯl]
(organic chemistry)
C5H6O2 A liquid with a faint burning odor and bitter taste, soluble in alcohol and ether, usually prepared from furfural; used as a solvent in the manufacturing of wetting agents and resins.
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Major companies are integrated along the value chain and are involved in the production of furfural derivatives such as furfuryl alcohol.
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