One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A viscous liquid used in making detergents and emulsifying agents.
Chemical formula: NH₂CH₂CH₂NH₂
- ‘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.’
- ‘The compounds used to create it include ethylenediamine, formaldehyde and sodium cyanide.’
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