Vinyl Chloride Monomer

Generic names Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM)
Chemical formula CH2CHCl
Packing / shipping method Tanker

Product overview

Vinyl chloride monomer is a feedstock for polyvinyl chloride (PVC) resin. Shin Dai-Ichi Vinyl Corporation, a Tokuyama Group company produces and sells PVC. Vinyl Chloride Monomer is produced by reacting chlorine, which can be made from natural salt using electrolysis, and ethylene derived from petroleum. So VCM derives its origin from salt(60%) and petroleum(40%).

General applications

Raw material for polyvinyl chloride (PVC) resin

Special characteristics

・Colorless, flammable and combustible gas

・Normally liquefied under pressurization

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