Terri T. Christison | Authors


Determination of Diethylene Glycol in Sorbitol Solutions Used for Pharmaceutical Formulations

Ingestion of DEG-adulterated glycerin excipients in pharmaceuticals and personal care products, such as toothpaste, mouth wash and medicinal syrups has caused systemic alcohol intoxication, acidosis and subsequent multiorgan failure that have led to hundreds of fatalities of children and adults.