polyhydric alcohol


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polyhydric alcohol

[¦päl·i¦hī·drək ′al·kə‚hȯl]
(organic chemistry)
An alcohol with many hydroxyl (‒OH) radicals, such as glycerol, C3H5(OH3). Also known as polyalcohol; polyol.
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10,076,476 B2; Colgate-Palmolive Company, New York, has patented an oral care composition comprising a peroxide source, polyhydric alcohol and a surfactant system having an HLB value between 4 and 13.
Dianhydrides are dissolved or suspended in a polyhydric alcohol forming precursor A.
A majority of materials including inorganic compounds, organic compounds, and their mixtures were used as PCMs, which can be further classified into inorganic PCMs and organic PCMs, such as paraffin waxes, fatty acids, polyhydric alcohol, and n-alkanes [17].
Pentaerythritol (Penta) is a white crystalline polyhydric alcohol containing four primary hydroxyl groups.
(1) Therefore, the thermal stability of vegetable oils can be improved by replacing the glyceride moiety in the original molecule with a polyhydric alcohol (such as trimethylolpropane or pentaerythritol) [7].
21, 2008) as a combination of a polyhydric alcohol (glycerol or glycol); an organic acid (adipic, citric, maleic, succinic, polyacrylic or some combination); and an anhydride (succinic, maleic, phthalic or some combination) together with any of a number of common fillers like talc or clay.
The patent describes the use of sorbitol (easily derived from starch) as the polyhydric alcohol and the use of succinic acid anhydride as the polycarboxylic acid.
Tokyo, Japan, Sept 22, 2005 - (JCNN) - Mitsubishi Gas Chemical and Mitsubishi Chemical have signed a basic agreement to establish a joint venture, Polyols Asia, for production and sales of polyhydric alcohol (neopentyl glycol, trimethyrol propane, and ester glycol).
The isocyanate part of the mixture is bought on the global market, but the polyol (polyhydric alcohol) component is part of a proprietary blend that requires strict adherence to a unique recipe, and contains the crumb rubber.
Sorbitol is a natural polyhydric alcohol widely found in plants.
acrylate or methacrylate ester of aliphatic polyhydric alcohol and as a curing agent a Component B comprising: c.
The water-containing aqueous phase contains vinyl acetate polymer, polyhydric alcohol and hydrophilic nonionic surfactant.