Vinyl chloride

chloroethene, chloroethylene, ethylene monochloride, monochloroethene, monochloroethylene, VC, vinyl chloride monomer, VCM

Vinyl chloride

Formula: C2H3Cl | CAS: 75-01-4

Synonyms: chloroethene, chloroethylene, ethylene monochloride, monochloroethene, monochloroethylene, VC, vinyl chloride monomer, VCM

Vinyl chloride is used primarily as the feedstock for polyvinyl chloride.

Specification

SpecificationValue/Information
FormulaC2H3Cl
CAS no.75-01-4
Gas Response Factor, 11.7 eV0.6
Gas Response Factor, 10.6 eV2.1
Gas Response Factor, 10.0 eV1.9
ppm per mg/m⁻³, (20 °C, 1 bar)0.359
Molecular Weight, g/mole62.0
Melting point, °C-160
Boiling point, °C-13.9
SpecificationValue/Information
Flash point, °C-78
Upper Explosive Limit, %22
Lower Explosive Limit, %3.6
Density, g.cm⁻³1.083
Ionisation Energy, eV9.99
EH40 TWA, ppm7
NIOSH ST, mg.m⁻³1
NIOSH IDLH, ppmND