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Physical & Chemical properties

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Data on physical properties were obtained from a number of secondary sources. The data in these secondary sources are based on a critical evaluation of peer-reviewed data and the selected values are considered to be reliable and representative of the property under investigation. Information in the review process was documented in in the introduction of the source. The use of Klimisch codes (Klimischet al., 1997), was extended to these secondary sources and a reliability code of (2) valid with restrictions was assigned when using the authoritative secondary source.

Ethylene will be classified as a Category 1 flammable gas, with the hazard statement of 'extremely flammable gas'.