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Ethylene Glycol MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Ethylene Glycol
Tree Number(s)
D02.033.455.250.268
Unique ID
D019855
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019855
Annotation
ETHYLENE GLYCOLS also available
Scope Note
A colorless, odorless, viscous dihydroxy alcohol. It has a sweet taste, but is poisonous if ingested. Ethylene glycol is the most important glycol commercially available and is manufactured on a large scale in the United States. It is used as an antifreeze and coolant, in hydraulic fluids, and in the manufacture of low-freezing dynamites and resins.
Entry Term(s)
1,2-Ethanediol
2-Hydroxyethanol
Monoethylene Glycol
Registry Number
FC72KVT52F
Related Numbers
107-21-1
Previous Indexing
Ethylene Glycols (1982-1997)
Public MeSH Note
98; ETHYLENE GLYCOL was indexed under ETHYLENE GLYCOLS 1982-97
History Note
98; use ETHYLENE GLYCOL (NM) 1982-97
Entry Combination
analogs & derivatives:Ethylene Glycols
Date Established
1998/01/01
Date of Entry
1997/06/20
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Ethylene Glycol Preferred
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