Ethylene oxideC2H4O

CAS-No.:
75-21-8
UN-No.:
1040
EINECS No.:
200-849-9
Kemler Code:
263
Hazard signs
GHS02
GHS04
GHS05
GHS06
GHS08

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

Occupational exposure limit
WORKPLACE EXPOSURE STANDARDS FOR AIRBORNE CONTAMINANTS (AU)
  • TWA (ppm) 1
  • TWA (mg/m3) 1,8
  • 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 (state route of exposure if it is conclusively proven that no other routes of exposure cause
    the hazard)
  • H: 350
    May cause cancer.
  • H: 360 Fd
    May damage fertility. May damage the unborn child.
  • H: 372
    Causes damage to organs (state all organs affected, if known) through prolonged or repeated exposure (state route of exposure if it is conclusively
    proven that no other routes of exposure cause the hazard)

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

  • Melting point:
    -112.55 °C
  • Boiling Point:
    10.5 °C
  • Density (at 20 °C):
    0,001965 (0°C) g/cm3
  • Ionization:
    10.56 ± 0.01 eV
  • Flash Point:
    -57 °C
  • Ignition Temperature:
    435 °C
  • Vapor Pressure (at 20 °C):
    1451 hPa
  • Lower Explosive Limit:
    2.6 Vol.-%
  • Upper Explosive Limit:
    100 Vol.-%
  • Hazardous Effects:
    C,M,R,ED

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

Also known as:
  • 1, 2- Epoxyethane 1,2 Epoxyethane 1,2-Epoxyethane CHINT: EO Cremophor polymer Dihydooxirene Dihydrooxirene Dihydroxooxirene Dimethylene oxide DOW Ethylene Oxide EO Epoxyethane Ethene Oxide Ethleneoxy (6Cl) ETHYLENE OXIDE Ethylene Oxide (8CI) Ethylene
  • 1,2-Epoxy ethane
  • 29.11.2010
  • Dimethylene oxide
  • EO
  • EO as monomer for Victawet 12
  • ethene oxide
  • ethene oxide ethylene Ethylene Oxide Ethylene oxide (EO) Ethylene Oxide based Polymers Ethylene oxide monomer Ethylene oxide or oxirane Ethylene Oxide with nitrogen ethylene oxide, EO Ethylene_oxide Ethylenoxid Oxirane Oxirane / ethylene oxide
  • Ethylene oxide
  • H2C-O-CH2
  • Oxirane

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