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Ethylene Oxide

Ethylene oxide, abbreviated as EtO or EO, is a colorless gas with a faintly sweet odor. It is a volatile organic chemical (VOC) and a hazardous air pollutant (HAP). It is used to sterilize materials that cannot be sterilized by steam and in the production of many consumer products.

Notice of Public Meeting

DNREC and state and federal partners will hold a virtual meeting to provide information to the community regarding ethylene oxide.

Q and A: Croda Ethylene Oxide Release November 25, 2018

Updated: November 13, 2019 Printable (PDF) Version
What happened at the Croda Atlas Point plant? At 4:15 p.m., Sunday, November 25, 2018 ethylene oxide (EO) was accidentally released into the air from Croda’s ethylene oxide plant. Since