National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Testing Status of Polyvinylchloride latex - 10218-J


CASRN: 9002-86-2

Formula: (C2-H3-Cl)x-

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Chloroethene Homopolymer (9Ci)

Known Uses

Rubber substitutes. Film finishes for textiles. Nonflammable upholstery. Rain coats. Shoe soles. Belting. Gaskets. in production of PVC pipes for chlorinated water (ACS 1990)

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (951776)  Completed 
    • Citation: Zeiger, E., Anderson, B., Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., and Mortelmans, K. Salmonella mutagenicity tests. IV. Results from the testing of 300 chemicals Environ. Molec. Mutagen. Vol. 11 (Suppl 12) (1988) 1-158
    •  Negative 
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