Ethylene

CAS RN:74-85-1

Fire Fighting Procedures

Suitable extinguishing media: Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide.
Advice for firefighters: Wear self-contained breathing apparatus for firefighting if necessary.
To fight fire, stop flow of gas, use CO2, dry chemical, or fine water spray.
If material on fire or involved in fire: Do not extinguish fire unless flow can be stopped. Use water in flooding quantities as fog. Cool all affected containers with flooding quantities of water. Apply water from as far a distance as possible. /Ethylene, compressed; ethylene, refrigerated liquid/
Evacuation: If fire becomes uncontrollable or container is exposed to direct flame, consider evacuation of one-third (1/3) mile radius. /Ethylene, compressed; ethylene, refrigerated liquid/
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