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Substance Name: Ethylene [NF]
RN: 74-85-1
UNII: 91GW059KN7
InChIKey: VGGSQFUCUMXWEO-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Molecular Formula

  • C2-H4

Molecular Weight

  • 28.0536
 

Classification Codes

Classification Codes

  • Agricultural Chemical
  • Growth Regulator / Fertilizer
  • Growth Substances
  • Plant Growth Regulators
  • Tumor Data

Superlist Classification Codes

  • Overall Carcinogenic Evaluation: Group 3
  • TWA 200 ppm; Not classifiable as a human carcinogen

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Ethylene
  • Ethylene [NF]

Synonyms

  • Acetene
  • Athylen
  • Athylen [German]
  • Bicarburretted hydrogen
  • Caswell No. 436
  • EC 200-815-3
  • EINECS 200-815-3
  • Elayl
  • EPA Pesticide Chemical Code 041901
  • Ethene
  • Ethylene
  • Etileno
  • HSDB 168
  • Liquid ethylene
  • Olefiant gas
  • UNII-91GW059KN7

Systematic Names

  • Ethene
  • Ethylene
  • Ethylene, pure

Superlist Names

  • Ethene
  • Ethylene
  • Ethylene, compressed
  • Ethylene, compressed [UN1962] [Flammable gas]
  • Ethylene, refrigerated liquid (cryogenic liquid)
  • Ethylene, refrigerated liquid (cryogenic liquid) [UN1038] [Flammable gas]
  • UN1038
  • UN1962

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 74-85-1

FDA UNII

  • 91GW059KN7

Other Registry Numbers

  • 33060-30-9
  • 87701-64-2
  • 87701-65-3

System Generated Number

  • 0000074851

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C2H4/c1-2/h1-2H2

InChIKey

VGGSQFUCUMXWEO-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

C=C

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
mammal (species unspecified) LCLo inhalation 950000ppm/5M (950000ppm)   Naunyn-Schmiedeberg's Archiv fuer Experimentelle Pathologie und Pharmakologie. Vol. 138, Pg. 65, 1928.

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point -1.69E+02 deg C   EXP
Boiling Point -1.04E+02 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) 1.13 (none)   EXP
Water Solubility 131 mg/L 25 EXP
Henry's Law Constant 0.228 atm-m3/mole 25 EXP
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 8.52E-12 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EXP

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