Health protection – guidance

Vinyl chloride: properties, incident management and toxicology

Information on vinyl chloride (VC), for use in responding to chemical incidents.

Documents

Vinyl chloride: general information, incident management and toxicology

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Vinyl chloride: general information

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Vinyl chloride: incident management

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Vinyl chloride: toxicological overview

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Detail

This guide to vinyl chloride (VC, also called chloroethylene, chloroethene, ethylene monochloride, monochlorethene) includes information on:

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