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- noun chemistry any
polymerof ethylene glycolhaving a general formulaHO-(CH2CH2O)n-H; they are used in the manufacture of emulsifiers
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In this study, young rats were fed a low-fiber diet along with sodium cyclamate, FD&C Red No. 2 and polyoxyethylene 20 sorbitan monostearate individually and in combination.
Sodium cyclamate is an artificial sweetener now banned in the U.S., but FD&C Red No. 2, a food dye, and polyoxyethylene 20 sorbitan monostearate, an emulsifier, are still in regular use in the food supply, according to the FDA's website.
Mkhize and Gupta (1985) treated wheat with solutions of acetone, or 5% polyoxyethylene trioleate (Tween-85) in acetone, solutions containing