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Identification

Description


Numéro UN : UN1040

Formule moléculaire brute : C2H4O

Principaux synonymes

Noms français :

  • 1,2-EPOXYETHANE
  • DIMETHYLENE OXIDE
  • EPOXY-1,2 ETHANE
  • OXACYCLOPROPANE
  • OXIRANNE
  • OXYDE D'ETHYLENE
  • Oxyde d'éthylène

Noms anglais :

  • Ethylene oxide
  • OXIRANE
Utilisation et sources d'émission

Fabrication de produits organiques, agent antiseptique

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