noun[mass noun] Chemistry
A viscous liquid used in making detergents and emulsifying agents.
- The compounds used to create it include ethylenediamine, formaldehyde and sodium cyanide.
- Tell your doctor if you have ever had any unusual or allergic reaction to aminophylline, ethylenediamine (contained in aminophylline), oxtriphylline, or theophylline.
- The additives were prepared from amines (such as tetraethylenepentamine, triethylenetetramine, diethylenetriamine and ethylenediamine (EDA)) and formaldehyde.
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