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Testing Status of Polyethylene AS 9002884


CASRN: 9002-88-4

Formula: (C2-H4)x-

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Ethene, homopolymer (9CI)

Known Uses

Laboratory tubing. In making prostheses. Electrical insulation. Packaging materials. Kitchen ware. Tank and pipe lining. Paper coating. Textile stiffeners. In urea-formaldehyde fertilizers, synthetic plastics.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (A44732)  Completed 
    •  Negative