Definition of tetrafluoroethylene in English:
noun[mass noun] Chemistry
A dense colourless gas which is polymerized to make plastics such as polytetrafluoroethylene.
- Chemical formula: F2CCF2
- The architects considered many options for the roof materials and finally chose an ultra-violet-stable fluoropolymer, ethylene tetrafluoroethylene, welded into cushions.
- The report states the listing is based on findings from laboratory animal studies of tetrafluoroethylene in which cancer was observed in multiple organs of multiple species following long-term inhalation exposures.
- The pyrolysis of tetrafluoroethylene was studied in the temperature and pressure range 300 to 455C and 25 to 760 torr.
Definition of tetrafluoroethylene in:
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