etylenoxidC2H4O

CAS-No.:
75-21-8
UN-No.:
1040
EC-No.:
200-849-9
Hazard identification number:
263
Hazard signs
GHS02
GHS04
GHS06
GHS08

*Source: GESTIS Substance Database, https://gestis-database.dguv.de

Occupational exposure limit
AFS 2018: 1 (SE)
  • NGV (ppm) 1
  • NGV (mg/m3) 1,8
  • KGV (ppm) 5
  • KGV (mg/m3) 9
  • H: 220
    Extremely flammable gas
  • H: 230
  • H: 280
    Contains gas under pressure; may explode if heated
  • H: 301
    Toxic if swallowed
  • H: 314
    Causes severe skin burns and eye damage
  • H: 331
    Toxic if inhaled
  • H: 335
    May cause respiratory irritation
  • H: 336
    May cause drowsiness or dizziness
  • H: 340
    May cause genetic defects
  • H: 350
    May cause cancer.
  • H: 360 Fd
    May damage fertility. Suspected of damaging the unborn child
  • H: 372
    Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure .

*Source: GESTIS Substance Database, https://gestis-database.dguv.de

  • Melting point:
    -112.55 °C
  • Boiling Point:
    10.5 °C
  • Density (at 20 °C, if not notified otherwise):
    0,001965 (0°C) g/cm3
  • Ionization:
    10.56 ± 0.01 eV
  • Flash Point:
    -57 °C
  • Ignition Temperature:
    435 °C
  • Vapour Pressure (at 20 °C, if not notified otherwise):
    1451 hPa
  • Lower Explosive Limit:
    2.6 Vol.-%
  • Upper Explosive Limit:
    100 Vol.-%
  • Hazardous Effects:
    C,M,R,ED
Important to know:
Substance included in the Community Rolling Action Plan (CoRAP).

*Source: GESTIS Substance Database, https://gestis-database.dguv.de

Also known as:
  • 1,2-Epoxy ethane
  • Dimethylene oxide
  • Ethylene oxide
  • H2C-O-CH2
  • Oxirane

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