National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Scientific Review of Ethylene Oxide

CASRN 75-21-8

Status: Listed in the Report on Carcinogens (RoC) 

Primary Uses or Exposures: Ethylene oxide is an industrial chemical used as an intermediate in the manufacture of other chemicals; e.g., ethylene glycol and is widely used in the health care industry as a sterilant.

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