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Ethylene Oxide - An Essential Raw Material for Many Important Products 

Ethylene oxide and its derivatives are used in cement & glass grinding lubricants, heat transfer materials & fluids, hydrocarbon purification, metal and industrial cleaning, mineral processing, natural gas & oil products, paper additives, rubber & polymer manufacturing, semiconductors, and other lubricants. It is also used in downstream products such as adhesives, paints, inks, agrochemicals & oil seed, appliance insulation, bleach activators, carpet backing & furniture cushioning, detergents, cleaners, fabric softeners, dry cleaning products, freeze point lowering solutions, packing films & bottles, personal care products and photographic chemicals.

American Chemistry Council

The American Chemistry Council’s mission is to advocate for the people, policy, and products of chemistry that make the United States the global leader in innovation and manufacturing. To achieve this, we: Champion science-based policy solutions across all levels of government; Drive continuous performance improvement to protect employees and communities through Responsible Care®; Foster the development of sustainability practices throughout ACC member companies; and Communicate authentically with communities about challenges and solutions for a safer, healthier and more sustainable way of life. Our vision is a world made better by chemistry, where people live happier, healthier, and more prosperous lives, safely and sustainably—for generations to come.

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