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  • n. Plural form of glycol.


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  • The agency, after drilling its own wells in Pavillion and sampling water, said it detected benzene, a carcinogen, that exceeded safe drinking-water standards, as well as methane—the primary component of natural gas—and synthetic chemicals such as glycols and alcohols "consistent with gas production and hydraulic fracturing fluids."

    EPA Ties Fracking, Pollution

  • Eventually the gelling agents the foaming agents, the glycols, the salts, get pushed back out as well.

    Energy 101: Hydraulic Fracturing - Vladimir’s blog - RedState

  • The most recent of these—it had appeared in an obscure journal called Radiation Biology Archive—reported that Follaton was concentrating on a few of the usual substances, glycols, steroids, lipids.


  • The new plant would reduce the quantity of ethylene that has to be imported in order to supply the needs of existing secondary petrochemical plants that make ethylene derivatives such as polyethylenes, ethylene oxide, glycols and styrene for the national market.

    Lloyd Mexico Economic Report March 2003

  • Synthetic carriers and emulsifiers, such as glycols and polysorbates

    The Truth About Beauty

  • Droste said his group was currently exploring the possibility of extracting glycols from sugar.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Samples taken from two deep water-monitoring wells near a gas field in Pavillion, Wyoming, showed synthetic chemicals such as glycols and alcohols "consistent with gas production and hydraulic- fracturing fluids," the EPA said. -- Top News

  • The liquid form of the pharmaceutical composition may further contain physiological saline solution, dextrose or other saccharide solution, or glycols such as ethylene glycol, propylene glycol or polyethylene glycol. Notable Patent Applications - 07/22/2010

  • Prozac phosphate dihydrate, hypromellose, nosepiece stearate, queasey glycols, ramble 80, scintigraphy starch glycolate, precribe dioxide, and 1 or quicker of the following: d


  • The Gadot docks contain huge quantities of glycols.



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