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Ethylene Oxide (Oxirane)

A colorless and flammable gas at room temperature and pressure. Ethylene oxide is a bactericidal, fungicidal, and sporicidal disinfectant. It is effective against most micro-organisms, including viruses. It is used as a fumigant for foodstuffs and textiles and as an agent for the gaseous sterilization of heat-labile pharmaceutical and surgical materials. (From Reynolds, Martindale The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p794)
Also Known As:
Oxirane; Oxide, Ethylene
Networked: 393 relevant articles (4 outcomes, 37 trials/studies)

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1. Lavasanifar, Afsaneh: 4 articles (08/2011 - 10/2005)
2. Langer, Robert: 4 articles (07/2011 - 09/2005)
3. Valdez-Flores, Ciriaco: 3 articles (10/2011 - 10/2009)
4. Sielken, Robert L: 3 articles (10/2011 - 10/2009)
5. Kabanov, Alexander V: 3 articles (05/2010 - 01/2005)
6. Mahmud, Abdullah: 3 articles (11/2008 - 10/2005)
7. Amiji, Mansoor M: 3 articles (05/2008 - 04/2005)
8. Shenoy, Dinesh: 3 articles (03/2007 - 09/2005)
9. Amiji, Mansoor: 3 articles (03/2007 - 09/2005)
10. Little, Steven: 3 articles (03/2007 - 09/2005)

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