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  • n. Two ethylene groups in a molecule

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Examples

  • But, in this case, a poison called diethylene glycol was substituted for glycerin imported from China.

    CNN Transcript Nov 3, 2007

  • In the United States in 2007 counterfeit toothpaste labelled "Colgate" was found to contain a chemical known as diethylene glycol which is used in anti-freeze and is said to pose a low-grade health risk.

    BBC News | News Front Page | World Edition

  • Independent tests showed the China-made toothpaste contained a toxic chemical used to produce antifreeze called diethylene glycol, also known as DEG.

    All Today's News - Sightline Daily

  • The medicine had been made with a chemical called diethylene glycol, instead of the correct chemical, gylcerine.

    Sex and Shanghai / 欲望上海

  • But the FDA has warned that e-cigarettes contain potentially harmful chemicals, such as diethylene glycol, an ingredient in antifreeze.

    Electronic cigarettes popular, but safety questions remain

  • Easily purchased on the Internet and readily available to kids without proof of age, e-cigarettes were recently slapped with an FDA warning after a lab analysis found that they contain carcinogens and toxic chemicals such as diethylene glycol, an ingredient used in antifreeze.

    Sweet temptation: Getting kids hooked on lollipop flavors

  • The Food and Drug Administration has announced a warning on electronic cigarettes, also known as “e-cigarettes,” after a lab analysis found that they contain carcinogens and toxic chemicals such as diethylene glycol, an ingredient used in antifreeze that may be harmful to humans.

    FDA warns e-cigarettes contain toxins and cancer-causing agents

  • However, a recent FDA analysis found e-cigarettes contain known carcinogens and toxic chemicals such as diethylene glycol, an ingredient used in antifreeze.

    KTVZ.com - Local Headlines

  • After analyzing a few e-cigarettes in the lab, they found traces of harmful chemicals, such as diethylene glycol, an ingredient in antifreeze, which they declared was grounds for banning importation of the devices.

    Fast Company

  • Food and Drug Administration today announced that a laboratory analysis of electronic cigarette samples has found that they contain carcinogens and toxic chemicals such as diethylene glycol, an ingredient used in antifreeze.

    Media Newswire

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