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Ethylene Oxide

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000075-21-8

Chemical Formula

C2-H4-O

Molecular Weight

44

Therapeutic Category

Disinfectant

Chemical Name

Oxirane (IUPAC)

Foreign Names

  • Ethylenoxid (German)
  • Oxyde d'éthylène (French)
  • αxido de etileno (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Anprolene (IS)
  • CCRIS 297 (IS)
  • Dimethylene oxide (IS)
  • Epoxyethane (IS)
  • ETO (IS)
  • Oxacyclopropane (IS)
  • UNII-JJH7GNN18P (IS)

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