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ETHYLENE/ VINYL ACETATE COPOLYMER


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Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
Overall Hazard
 
 
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Developmental &
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Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
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About ETHYLENE/ VINYL ACETATE COPOLYMER: Ethylene/VA Copolymer is a polymer of ethylene and vinyl acetate monomers.

Function(s): Adhesive; Binder; Film Former; Suspending Agent - Nonsurfactant; BINDING; EMULSION STABILISING; FILM FORMING

Synonym(s): ETHYLENE/VA COPOLYMER, ACETIC ACID ETHENYL ESTER POLYMER W/ETHANE; ACETIC ACID ETHENYL ESTER, POLYMER WITH ETHENE; ACETIC ACID, ETHENYL ESTER, POLYMER WITH ETHENE; ETHENYL ESTER POLYMER WITH ETHENE ACETIC ACID; ETHYLENE VINYL ACETATE POLYMER; ETHYLENE/VINYL ACETATE COPOLYMER; POLYMER WITH ETHENE ACETIC ACID, ETHENYL ESTER; VINYL ACETATE, ETHENE POLYMER; VINYL ACETATE, ETHENE POLYMER; VINYL ACETATE, ETHYLENE POLYMER; ETHYLENE-VINYL ACETATE COPOLYMER

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

Concern Reference
Classified as expected to be toxic or harmfulEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List
Classified as medium human health priorityEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data gaps

Concern Reference
402 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical see search results ->NLM PubMed

Persistence and bioaccumulation

Concern Reference
Not suspected to be bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Ecotoxicology

Concern Reference
Not suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data Sources

EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
IFRA (International Fragrance Assocication). 2010. IFRA Fragrance Ingredient List based on 2008 Use Survey. Accessed online 01/04/2010: http://www.ifraorg.org/Home/News/Latest-News/page.aspx/66?xf_itemId=43&xf_selectionDatapartId=25
NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

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