Vinyl chloride

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

How to detect Vinyl chloride

Formula: C2H3Cl | CAS: 75-01-4

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

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

Specification

Specification Value/Information
Formula C2H3Cl
CAS no. 75-01-4
Gas Response Factor, 11.7 eV 0.6
Gas Response Factor, 10.6 eV 2.1
Gas Response Factor, 10.0 eV 1.9
ppm per mg/m⁻³, (20 °C, 1 bar) 0.385
Molecular Weight, g/mole 62.5
Melting point, °C '-160
Boiling point, °C '-14
Specification Value/Information
Flash point, °C '-78
Upper Explosive Limit, % 22
Lower Explosive Limit, % 3.6
Density, g.cm⁻³ 1.083
Ionisation Energy, eV 9.99
EH40 TWA, ppm 3
EH40 TWA, mg.m⁻³ 7.8
OSHA TWA PEL, ppm 1