SYNONYMSBUTYRALS VINYL ACETAL POLYMERS, POLYVINYL ALCOHOL, REACTION PRODUCT WITH BUTYRALDEHYDE; POLYVINYL BUTYRAL, POLYVINYL BUTYRAL, and VINYL ACETAL POLYMERS, BUTYRALS
Polyvinyl Butyral is a polymer produced by the condensation of Polyvinyl Alcohol (q.v.) andbutyraldehyde.
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LOWAllergies & Immunotoxicity
LOWDevelopmental and Reproductive Toxicity
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Products with this Ingredient
|Suspected to be an environmental toxin and be persistent or bioaccumulative (uncertainty in environmental toxicity or persistence/bioaccumulation)||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
|Uncertain environmental toxin and uncertain persistent or bioaccumulative||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
|Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmful||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
Persistence and bioaccumulation
|Not suspected to be bioaccumulative||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
|38 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical||NLM PubMed|
- EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
- NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
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