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Ethylene C2H4


UN #: 1962

Purity Range Offerings: 99.5% - 99.999%

U.S. DOT Hazmat Class: 2.1

Liquid Density: 13.7 scf/ Gallon

Ethylene, C2H4, is a highly flammable, colorless and non corrosive gas with a sweet odor. 

Ethylene is used as an anesthetic, a refrigerant, and to make other chemicals as polymers and plastics.

Ethylene is produced in petrochemical processes, as steam cracking  where hydrocarbons and steam are heated to 750–950 °C. This process converts large hydrocarbons into smaller ones and introduces unsaturated products.

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