Ethylene

Ethylene is produced from naphtha cracking and is used as a basic petrochemical raw material for synthetic resins, etc.
CAS 74-85-1
HSCode 2901.21
Japan, List of Existing Chemical Substances No. 2-12

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Ethylene is mainly produced by naphtha cracking. It is used to make synthetic resins such as polyethylene. It is also used to make a large variety of other chemicals.

Common Names ethylene, ethene
Structure
CAS No 74-85-1
HSCode 2901.21
Japan, List of Existing Chemical Substances No 2-12
Formula C2H4
Molecular Weight 28
Appearance Clear, colorless gas
Melting Point(℃) -169
Boiling Point(℃) -103
Flash Point(℃) -136
Autoignition Temperature (℃) 450~490
Flammability Range(%) 2.7~36

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Basic raw material for petrochemical products.

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