Ethylene, C2H4 is a colourless, flammable gas with a sweet odour and taste.
Pure ethylene is used:
- in polymerization processes
- in manufacturing of other chemical intermediates
- to ripen various fruits
- in the manufacturing of calibration mixtures.
Metals: Brass; Stainless Steel; Carbon Steel; Aluminum; Zinc; Copper; Monel.
Plastics: Kel-F; PTFE; Polyamide; PP; Polyurethane; PVC.
Molecular Weight: 28.05
Specific Gravity (Air = 1): 0.975
CAS Registry No.: 74-85-1