Allyl alcohol



a colorless liquid, C 3 H 6 O, having a pungent, mustardlike odor irritating to the skin and mucous membranes, usually obtained from allyl chloride by hydrolysis: used chiefly in organic synthesis in the manufacture of resins, plasticizers, and pharmaceuticals.
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a colourless pungent poisonous liquid used in the manufacture of resins, plasticizers, and other organic chemicals. Formula: CH2:CHCH2OH; relative density: 0.85; melting pt: –129°C; boiling pt: 96.9°C

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  • Allyl chloride

    a colorless, volatile, flammable liquid, C 3 H 5 Cl, having a pungent odor, derived from propylene by chlorination: used chiefly in the synthesis of allyl alcohol, resins, and pharmaceuticals.



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    the univalent group C 3 H 5 , derived from propylene.

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