tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol

tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol

[¦te·trə¦hī·drə′fər·fə‚ril ′al·kə‚hȯl]
(organic chemistry)
C4H7OCH2OH A hygroscopic, colorless liquid, miscible with water, boils at 178°C; used as a solvent for resins, in leather dyes, and in nylon.
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* Chemical compounds and other mineral products such as furfuryl alcohol and tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol, ferrosilicon, ferrosilicon manganese, iron ores, and others.
The first solvent can be amyl propionate, butyl butyrate, alkyl lactates, ethyl hexyl acetate, dibasic esters, methyl soyate, ethyl soyate, cyclohexanone, methyl ethyl ketone, dipropylene glycol, dipropylene glycol methyl ether, trichloroethylene, xylene, ethanol, tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol, hexane, mineral spirits, monoethanolamine, d-limonene, dimethyl formamide, n-methyl pyrrolidone, or propylene carbonate.
The two other products are polyethylene retail carrier bags and tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol, which is used mainly as cleaning solvent in the electronics and other industries.
Earlier this year, for example, Chinese suppliers of tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol, which is used in plastics production, were hit with a 31.33 percent preliminary duty rate in January.