ethylene

Ethylene which is Ethene in is a hydrocarbon which has the formula C2H4 or H2C=CH2 It is a colorless flammable gas with a faint sweet and musky odour when pure. It is the simplest alkene (a hydrocarbon with carbon-carbon double bonds) Polyethylene is a member of the important family of polyolefin resins. It is the most widely used plastic in the world, being made into products ranging from clear food wrap and shopping bags to detergent bottles and automobile fuel tanks. The basic polyethylene...