acrylonitrile(redirected from vinylcyanide)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
AcrylonitrileA 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.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
acrylonitrileToxicology 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
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
C3H3N; a toxic compound used in making plastics. Synonym: vinyl cyanide
Medical Dictionary, © 2009 Farlex and Partners