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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)