Health protection – guidance

Acrylonitrile: properties, incident management and toxicology

Information on acrylonitrile (2-propenenitrile; cyanoethylene; vinyl cyanide) for use in responding to chemical incidents.

Documents

Acrylonitrile: general information, incident management and toxicology

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Acrylonitrile: general information

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Acrylonitrile: incident management

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Acrylonitrile: toxicological overview

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Detail

This guide to acrylonitrile (2-propenenitrile; cyanoethylene; vinyl cyanide) includes information on:

  • its properties and uses
  • the risks to health following exposure
  • the chemical’s toxicology
  • responding to chemical incident