Skip to Main Navigation
Skip to Page Content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Dot gov

The .gov means it’s official.
Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you’re on a federal government site.

Https

The site is secure.
The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.

Testing Status of Vinyl chloride 10961-H

 

CASRN: 75-01-4

Formula: C2-H3-Cl

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Chloroethene (9CI)

Known Uses

Monomer, comonomer, chemical intermediate. Refrigerant and extraction solvent. Associated with tobacco: reported either as a natural component of tobacco, pyrolysis product (in tobacco smoke), or additive for one or more types of tobacco products.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Special Studies

  • Other  (S0612)  Completed 
    • Citation: Drew RT, Boorman GA, Haseman JK, McConnell EE, Busey WM, Moore JA. The effect of age and exposure duration on cancer induction by a known carcinogen in rats, mice, and hamsters. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. 1983 Mar 30;68(1):120-30.Pubmed Abstract
    • Female Rats: F344/N; Mice: B6C3F1; Female Mice: Swiss CD-1; Female Hamsters: Syrian Golden
  • Other (Inhalation)  (S0614)  Completed 
    • Citation: Reitz RH, Gargas ML, Andersen ME, Provan WM, Green TL. Predicting cancer risk from vinyl chloride exposure with a physiologically based pharmacokinetic model. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. 1996 Apr;137(2):253-67.Pubmed Abstract
    • Rats; Mice; Human (Cell Lines)