acrylonitrile


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acrylonitrile

/ac·ry·lo·ni·trile/ (ak″rĭ-lo-ni´trīl) a colorless halogenated hydrocarbon used in the making of plastics and as a pesticide; its vapors are irritant to the respiratory tract and eyes, may cause systemic poisoning, and are carcinogenic.

Acrylonitrile

A flammable, toxic, carcinogenic, and possibly teratogenic volatile liquid, which is absorbed through the skin, lungs and GI mucosa.
Uses Monomer for acrylic fibres, resins, and plastics for home appliances, boats, etc.

acrylonitrile

Toxicology A flammable, toxic, carcinogenic and volatile liquid, which is absorbed through the skin, lungs and GI mucosa Uses Monomer for acrylic fibers, resins, and plastics for home appliances, boats, etc; acrylonitrile may be teratogenic in rats at levels that are maternally toxic; reproductive risk is uncertain

acrylonitrile

(ak?ri-lo-ni'tril, trel?)
C3H3N; a toxic compound used in making plastics. Synonym: vinyl cyanide
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