Ethylene

Ethene, Olefiant gas, Etherin, Elayl

How to detect Ethylene

Formula: C2H4 | CAS: 74-85-1

Synonyms: Ethene, Olefiant gas, Etherin, Elayl

Ethylene is the raw material for many simple organic compounds, as well as consumed in large quantities to form polythene and polystyrene.

Specification

SpecificationValue/Information
FormulaC2H4
CAS no.74-85-1
Gas Response Factor, 11.7 eV3
Gas Response Factor, 10.6 eV50
Gas Response Factor, 10.0 eVZR
ppm per mg/m⁻³, (20 °C, 1 bar)0.857
Molecular Weight, g/mole28.0
SpecificationValue/Information
Melting point, °C-169
Boiling point, °C-104
Flash point, °C-136
Upper Explosive Limit, %36
Lower Explosive Limit, %2.7
Density, g.cm⁻³0.5678
Ionisation Energy, eV10.51

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