Agent Name

Ethene, homopolymer, oxidized

CAS Number

68441-17-8

Formula

Unspecified

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

Oxidized polyethylene; Oxidized polyethylene wax; Polyethylene, oxidized; Polyethylene, partially oxidized; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Polymers

Description

Solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a surface-finishing agent for foods; [FDA] Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Ethylene."

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