Acetylene

Acetylene

 

CGA 510

 

Form: Dissolved Gas

 

Physical Constants of Gas

 

  • • Chemical Name: Acetylene
  • • Chemical Formula: C2H2
  • • Molecular Weight: 26.04
  • • Specific Gravity (Air=1) 7o°F: 0.91
  • • Critical Pressure: 897.8 psia
  • • Critical Temperature: 95.36°F

 

Shipping Data:

 

  • • DOT Label: Flammable Gas
  • • DOT Hazard Class: Flammable Gas
  • • DOT Name: Acetylene, Dissolved
  • • UN Number: UN1001

 

Safety Data

 

  • • TLV : Simple Asphyxlant (ACGIH 1989-1990)
  • • Fire Potential: 2.3%-100% Flammable Range
  • • Odor: Garlic-like
  • • Major Hazards: Fire

 

Typical Uses:

 

  • • Extremely versatile chemical in industrial syntheses; Oxyacetylene cutting; Heat treating; Fuel for atomic absorption instruments; Raw material.

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