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Polyvinyl Chloride MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Polyvinyl Chloride
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.326.271.884.533.565
D05.750.716.721.812
D25.720.327.811
D25.720.716.721.812
J01.637.051.720.716.721.812
Unique ID
D011143
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011143
Scope Note
A polyvinyl resin used extensively in the manufacture of plastics, including medical devices, tubing, and other packaging. It is also used as a rubber substitute.
Entry Term(s)
Chloroethylene Homopolymer
Chloroethylene Polymer
Geon
PVC
Polychloroethylene
Ultron
Viaflex
Vinyl Chloride Polymer
Vinylite
Registry Number
9002-86-2
CAS Type 1 Name
Ethene, chloro-, homopolymer
Previous Indexing
Hydrocarbons (1966)
Hydrocarbons, Chlorinated (1974)
Hydrocarbons, Halogenated (1966-1973)
Polyvinyls (1966-1974)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under POLYVINYLS 1975-90
History Note
91(75); was see under POLYVINYLS 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/11
Revision Date
2006/07/05
Polyvinyl Chloride Preferred
Vinylite Narrower
Viaflex Related
Geon Narrower
Ultron Narrower
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