ethylene cyanohydrin

noun

: a straw-colored toxic liquid alcohol CNCH2CH2OH made usually from ethylene oxide and hydrogen cyanide and used chiefly in making acrylonitrile and esters of acrylic acid

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“Ethylene cyanohydrin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ethylene%20cyanohydrin. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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