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Ethylene glycol 5 M solution

Additive Screening Solution 01/Kit-No 78374, Ethylene glycol solution
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1.04 g/mL at 20 °C

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Biochem/physiol Actions

Ethylene glycol is a low toxicity molecule and is used for embryo cryopreservation in many domestic animals.
Ethylene glycol 5M solution is an additive screening solution of Additive Screening Kit. Additive Screen kit is designed to allow rapid and convenient evaluation of additives and their ability to influence the crystallization of the sample. The Additive Kit provides a tool for refining crystallization conditions.


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Acute Tox. 4 Oral - STOT RE 2 Oral

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Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids



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Not applicable

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Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

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Comparison of ethylene glycol, 1,2-propanediol and glycerol for cryopreservation of slow-cooled mouse zygotes, 4-cell embryos and blastocysts.
Emiliani S, et al.
Human Reproduction, 15, 905-905 (2000)
Peter Mygind Leth et al.
Forensic science international, 155(2-3), 179-184 (2005-10-18)
Ethylene glycol (EG) can be found in many agents, such as antifreeze. Ingestion of EG may cause serious poisoning. Adults are typically exposed when EG is ingested as a cheap substitute for ethanol or in suicide-attempts. Children may be exposed
Andrea Marchionni et al.
ChemSusChem, 6(3), 518-528 (2013-02-14)
The electrooxidation of ethylene glycol (EG) and glycerol (G) has been studied: in alkaline media, in passive as well as active direct ethylene glycol fuel cells (DEGFCs), and in direct glycerol fuel cells (DGFCs) containing Pd-(Ni-Zn)/C as an anode electrocatalyst
Mona Sheikhi et al.
Fertility and sterility, 100(1), 170-177 (2013-04-10)
To study the preservation of follicles within ovarian tissue vitrified using only one or a combination of three permeating cryoprotectants. Experimental study. University hospital. Ovarian tissue was donated by consenting women undergoing elective cesarean section. Ovarian tissue was vitrified in
Yi Wang et al.
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 135(5), 1941-1951 (2013-01-16)
This article describes a robust method for the facile synthesis of small Ag nanocubes with edge lengths controlled in the range of 18-32 nm. The success of this new method relies on the substitution of ethylene glycol (EG)--the solvent most

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