National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/ts-m88074

Testing Status of Vinyl acetate - M88074

 

CASRN: 108-05-4

Formula: C4-H6-O2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Acetic acid ethenyl ester (9CI)

Known Uses

In production of water-based paints, adhesives, paper coatings, polymers, resins, emulsions, glue. 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)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Micronucleus  (A23879)  Completed 
    • Rats: Fischer 344
    • Male Positive 
  • Salmonella  (A99540)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
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