Ethylene oxide: properties and incident management

Information on ethylene oxide for use in responding to chemical incidents.


Ethylene oxide: incident management

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These documents provide information on the health effects of exposure and how to respond to a chemical incident.

Ethylene oxide is also known as 1,2-epoxyethane, oxirane, or dimethylene oxide.

Published 1 July 2014
Last updated 10 January 2022 + show all updates
  1. Updated general information and incident management.

  2. Added general information.

  3. Updated incident management document.

  4. Updated incident management guidance.

  5. First published.