National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Scientific Review of Vinyl Bromide

CASRN 593-60-2
Status: Listed in the Report on Carcinogens (RoC)

Primary Uses or Exposures: Vinyl bromide is used predominantly in polymers in the production of fabrics and fabric blends used in sleepwear (mostly children's) and home furnishings, as well as in leather, fabricated metal products and in the production of pharmaceuticals and fumigants.

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