A colorless, gaseous hydrocarbon, C2H4, forming an important ingredient of illuminating gas, and also obtained by the action of concentrated sulphuric acid in alcohol. It is an unsaturated compound and combines directly with chlorine and bromine to form oily liquids (Dutch liquid), -- hence called olefiant gas. Called also ethene, elayl, and formerly, bicarbureted hydrogen.
A colorless, flammable gas.
A colorless gas that burns and is an oil refinery product.
A colorless hydrocarbon gas of slight odor having a gross heating value of 1,604 Btu per cubic foot and a specific gravity of 0.9740. It is usually present in manufactured gas, constituting one of its elements.
A gas produced by many fruits and vegetables that accelerates the ripening and aging processes.
A gaseous growth inhibiting hormone involved in fruit ripening, and abscission.
A colorless gas with very little odor. It is a major building block in the petrochemicals industry.
a plant hormone influencing various aspects of vegetative growth, fruit ripening, abscission of plant parts, and the senescence of flowers
First member of the olefin series of hydrocarbons (C2H4), an inflammable gas with a faintly sweet smell. Ethylene is the most important intermediate petrochemical, and is produced from natural gas liquids, naphtha or gas-oil via steam cracking.
One of the plant hormones, the gas H2C;h2CH2.
An olefin consisting of two carbon atoms and four hydrogen atoms, a very important base chemical in the chemical and plastics industries.
Basic chemical used in the manufacture of plastics (such as polyethylene), antifreeze and synthetic fibers.
Gaseous plant hormone involved in numerous aspects of growth, development, and response including ripening, cell death, and response to stress and disease. ( see also)
A colorless, flammable, gaseous, double bonded, two-carbon hydrocarbon. A very useful organic chemistry building block, that is easily polymerized. Also known as vinyl.
a flammable colorless gaseous alkene; obtained from petroleum and natural gas and used in manufacturing many other chemicals; sometimes used as an anesthetic
A plant growth-regulating gas, naturally produced in ripening fruit as well as other parts of the plant, responsible for promoting ripening and involved in abscission and other plant processes.
ETH-eh-leen A simple organic molecule that is a plant hormone that hastens fruit ripening. 569
A hydrocarbon molecule consisting of two carbon atoms and four hydrogen atoms, used as petrochemical feedstock in production of chemicals and plastics, and as a solvent in enhanced oil recovery processes.
a plant hormone responsible for fruit ripening and abscission zone formation.
A plant hormone that is involved in fruit ripening and senescence
A gaseous plant hormone that stimulates fruit ripening and the dropping of leaves.
(H2C=CH2) - also known as Ethene, the simplest unsaturated hydrocarbon having two carbon atoms linked by a double bond. Ethylene is used as a raw material in the manufacture of polyethylene and vinyl chloride (VCM)
is a colorless, gaseous hormone produced by plants to regulate natural development and deterioration. However, when Orchids are exposed to external ethylene gas from vehicle exhaust fumes, cigarette smoke, and naturally ripening fruit, the results are often detrmental. Exposure of Orchids to ethylene often result in flower and flower bud blasting (drop), as well as leaf yellowing and leaf fall.
Unsaturated hydrocarbon gas, produced from ethane used as base material for the production of polyethylene, vinylchloride and ethylene glycol
A reactive chemical made from natural gas or crude oil components. Ethylene is the starting material from which EQUATE's chemical products are made (PP, PE, EG)
Gaseous, non-toxic hydrocarbon. Important petro-chemical intermediate, especially for the manufacture of plastics such as polyethylene.
An olefinic hydrocarbon recovered from refinery or petrochemical processes.
Unsaturated hydrocarbon (CH2 CH2 ) part of ethylene-propylene rubber, EPM or EPDM.
Same as ethene.
Ethylene (or IUPAC name ethene) is the chemical compound with the formula C2H4. It is the simplest alkene. Because it contains a double bond, ethylene is called an unsaturated hydrocarbon or an olefin.
This page provides supplementary chemical data on ethylene.