Polyvinyl chloride ((C2H3Cl)n)

Substance: Polyvinyl chloride.

Also known as: poly(1-chloroethylene) PVC Vinyl Resin Chlorethene homopolymer Ethylene, chloro-, polymer poly(vinyl chloride) Polychloroethylene

Wikipedia article about Polyvinyl chloride

Hazard information warning

Lower systemic health hazards

Hazard statements

  • Causes skin irritation
  • Causes serious eye irritation
  • May cause respiratory irritation

Precautionary statements

  • Avoid breathing dust/fume/ gas/mist/vapours/spray. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • Wash … thoroughly after handling.
  • Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area.
  • Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • Call a POISON CENTER/ doctor/…/if you feel unwell. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • Specific treatment (see … on this label).
  • Take off contaminated clothing. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • Store locked up.
  • Dispose of contents/container to … [… in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulation (to be specified)].

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