Definitions for vinyl chloride
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a colorless gas, C2H3Cl, used in making plastics and polyvinyl chloride and as a refrigerant.
Origin of vinyl chloride:
A colourless gas, CH=CHCl, used in the manufacture of the plastic polyvinyl chloride
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A gas that has been used as an aerosol propellant and is the starting material for polyvinyl resins. Toxicity studies have shown various adverse effects, particularly the occurrence of liver neoplasms.
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