295329

Sigma-Aldrich

Ethylene

≥99.5%

Synonym(s):
Ethene
Linear Formula:
CH2=CH2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
28.05
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1730731
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22
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vapor density

0.97 (vs air)

Quality Level

vapor pressure

35.04 atm ( 20 °C)

assay

≥99.5%

autoignition temp.

842 °F

expl. lim.

36 %

bp

−104 °C (lit.)

mp

−169 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

C=C

InChI

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

InChI key

VGGSQFUCUMXWEO-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

Ethylene is mainly used as a precursor to synthesize polyethylene, ethylbenzene and ethylene dichloride. It is also used in the preparation of single- layer graphene by thermal chemical vapor deposition.

Packaging

110 g in steel cylinder

Other Notes

For 295329-150G-EU packaging: 500 mL of aluminium cylinder equipped with brass valve.

Recommended products

  • For 295329-150G-EU: outlet fitting: DIN 477-1 no. 1, Z742160 or Z742161 are the recommended regulators.
  • For 295329-110G: Z146706 CGA 180 Regulator, OR Z146943 CGA 110 Valve with Z147095 CGA 110 to CGA 180 adapter and Z146986 washer for valve.

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

Target Organs

Central nervous system

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

UN 1962 2.1

WGK Germany

nwg

Flash Point(F)

-148.0 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

-100 °C - closed cup

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Tian, Jun et al.
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 123(21), 5134-5135 (2001)
Ethylene.
Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology, 1-39 (2000)
Addition of arenes to ethylene and propene catalyzed by ruthenium.
Lail, Marty and Arrowood, Benjamin N and Gunnoe, T Brent
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 125(25), 7506-7507 (2003)
Catalytic hydroarylation of ethylene using TpRu (L)(NCMe) Ph (L= 2, 6, 7-Trioxa-1-phosphabicyclo [2, 2, 1] heptane): Comparison to TpRu (L?)(NCMe) Ph systems (L?= CO, PMe3, P (pyr) 3, or P (OCH2) 3CEt).
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Organometallics, 31(19), 6851-6860 (2012)
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