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Substance Name: Vinyl chloride
RN: 75-01-4
UNII: WD06X94M2D
InChIKey: BZHJMEDXRYGGRV-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • A gas that has been used as an aerosol propellant and is the starting material for polyvinyl resins. Toxicity studies have shown various adverse effects, particularly the occurrence of liver neoplasms.

Molecular Formula

  • C2-H3-Cl

Molecular Weight

  • 62.4987
 

Classification Codes

Classification Codes

  • Agricultural Chemical
  • Carcinogens
  • Human Data
  • Mutation Data
  • Noxae
  • Reproductive Effect
  • Tumor Data
  • Unspecified / Unclassified Pesticide

Superlist Classification Codes

  • 2007 CERCLA Priority List, Rank: 4
  • 2011 CERCLA Priority List, Rank: 4
  • Known to be a Carcinogen
  • Overall Carcinogenic Evaluation: Group 1
  • Reportable Quantity (RQ) = 1 lb
  • TWA (1 ppm); Confirmed human carcinogen
  • TWA see 1910.1017

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Vinyl chloride

MeSH Heading

  • Vinyl chloride

Synonyms

  • 4-01-00-00700 (Beilstein Handbook Reference)
  • BRN 1731576
  • CCRIS 621
  • Chlorethene
  • Chlorethylene
  • Chloroethene
  • Chloroethylene
  • Chlorure de vinyle
  • Chlorure de vinyle [French]
  • Cloruro di vinile
  • Cloruro di vinile [Italian]
  • EC 200-831-0
  • EINECS 200-831-0
  • Ethene, chloro-
  • Ethylene monochloride
  • Ethylene, chloro-
  • HSDB 169
  • Monochloroethene
  • Monochloroethylene
  • Monovinyl chloride
  • RCRA waste number U043
  • Trovidur
  • UN 1086
  • UNII-WD06X94M2D
  • VC
  • VCM
  • Vinile (cloruro di)
  • Vinile (cloruro di) [Italian]
  • Vinyl C monomer
  • Vinyl chloride
  • Vinyl chloride monomer
  • Vinyl chlorine
  • Vinylchlorid
  • Vinylchlorid [German]
  • Vinylchloride
  • Vinyle(chlorure de)
  • Vinyle(chlorure de) [French]
  • Winylu chlorek
  • Winylu chlorek [Polish]

Systematic Names

  • Chloroethylene
  • Ethene, chloro-
  • Ethylene, chloro-
  • Vinyl chloride

Superlist Names

  • Chloroethylene
  • Ethene, chloro-
  • Ethylene, chloro-
  • RCRA waste no. U043
  • UN1086
  • Vinyl chloride
  • Vinyl chloride Chloroethylene
  • Vinyl chloride, inhibited or Vinyl chloride stabilized
  • Vinyl chloride, inhibited or Vinyl chloride stabilized [UN1086]

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 75-01-4

FDA UNII

  • WD06X94M2D

Other Registry Number

  • 1187028-37-0

System Generated Number

  • 0000075014

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C2H3Cl/c1-2-3/h2H,1H2

InChIKey

BZHJMEDXRYGGRV-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

C(=C)Cl

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
guinea pig LCLo inhalation 30pph/30M (300000ppm) BEHAVIORAL: GENERAL ANESTHETIC American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal. Vol. 21, Pg. 394, 1960.
mammal (species unspecified) LCLo inhalation 200ppm/18M (200ppm)   International Polymer Science and Technology. Vol. 3, Pg. 93, 1976.
mouse LCLo inhalation 20pph/30M (200000ppm) BEHAVIORAL: GENERAL ANESTHETIC American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal. Vol. 21, Pg. 394, 1960.
rat LC50 inhalation 18pph/15M (180000ppm) LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: RESPIRATORY DEPRESSION

BEHAVIORAL: TREMOR

BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD
Human Toxicology. Vol. 1, Pg. 239, 1982.
rat LD50 oral 500mg/kg (500mg/kg)   Dow Chemical Company Reports.

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point -1.54E+02 deg C   EXP
Boiling Point -1.33E+01 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) 1.620 (none)   EST
Water Solubility 8800 mg/L 25 EXP
Henry's Law Constant 0.0278 atm-m3/mole 24 EXP
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 6.96E-12 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EXP

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