The Vinyl Institute
The Vinyl Institute (VI) is a U.S. industry trade group representing manufacturers of vinyl, vinyl chloride monomer, vinyl additives and modifiers, and vinyl packaging materials. It was established in...
Chlorinated polyvinyl chloride
Chlorinated polyvinyl chloride (CPVC) is a thermoplastic produced by chlorination of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) resin. Uses include hot and cold water pipes, and industrial liquid handling.
Chlorina...
Polyvinyl acetate
Polyvinyl acetate, PVA, PVAc, poly(ethenyl ethanoate), is a rubbery synthetic polymer with the formula (C4H6O2)n. It belongs to the polyvinyl esters family with the general formula -[RCOOCHCH2]-. It i...
Polyvinyl nitrate
Polyvinyl nitrate (PVN) is a polymeric explosive material, an ester of nitric acid and polyvinyl alcohol. It is prepared by nitration of polyvinyl alcohol or transesterification of polyvinyl acetate....
Ethylene-vinyl acetate
Ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA), also known as poly(ethylene-vinyl acetate) (PEVA), is the copolymer of ethylene and vinyl acetate. The weight percent vinyl acetate usually varies from 10 to 40%, with th...
Polyvinyl butyral
Polyvinyl butyral (or PVB) is a resin usually used for applications that require strong binding, optical clarity, adhesion to many surfaces, toughness and flexibility. It is prepared from polyvinyl a...
Polychlorinated dibenzodioxins
Polychlorinated dibenzodioxins (PCDDs), or simply dioxins, are a group of polyhalogenated organic compounds that are significant environmental pollutants.They are commonly but inaccurately referred to...
Vinyl chloride
Vinyl chloride is an organochloride with the formula H2C=CHCl that is also called vinyl chloride monomer, VCM or chloroethene. This colorless compound is an important industrial chemical chiefly used ...
Resilient Floor Covering Institute
The Resilient Floor Covering Institute (RFCI) is a U.S. industry trade group representing manufacturers of resilient flooring, primarily made of vinyl. It is headquartered in Rockville, Maryland.It is...
Polyvinyl chloride
Polyvinyl chloride, more correctly but unusually poly(vinyl chloride), commonly abbreviated PVC, is the third-most widely produced synthetic plastic polymer, after polyethylene and polypropylene. PV...
Polyvinylpyrrolidone
Polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP), also commonly called polyvidone or povidone, is a water-soluble polymer made from the monomer N-vinylpyrrolidone:
PVP was used as a plasma volume expander for trauma vi...
Polyvinyl toluene
Polyvinyltoluene (PVT, polyvinyl toluene) is a synthetic polymer. PVT can be doped with anthracene to produce a plastic scintillator. When subjected to ionizing radiation (both particle radiation and...
Vinyl polymer
Vinyl polymers are a group of polymers derived from vinyl monomers. Their backbone is an extended alkane chain, made by polymerizing an alkene group (C=C) into a chain (..-C-C-C-C-..). In popular usag...
Sodium apolate
Sodium apolate (INN) or lyapolate sodium (USAN) is a vasoprotective.
Kydex
Kydex is a line of thermoplastic acrylic-polyvinyl chloride materials manufactured by Kydex LLC. It has a wide variety of applications, including for firearm holsters and sheaths for knives.Similar a...
Polyvinylpolypyrrolidone
Polyvinylpolypyrrolidone (polyvinyl polypyrrolidone, PVPP, crospovidone, crospolividone or E1202) is a highly cross-linked modification of polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP).The cross-linked form of PVP is us...
Polyvinyl acetate phthalate
Polyvinyl acetate phthalate (PVAP) is a commonly used polymer phthalate in the formulation of pharmaceuticals, such as the enteric coating of tablets or capsules. It is a vinyl acetate polymer that i...
Polyvinyl alcohol
Polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH, PVA, or PVAl) is a water-soluble synthetic polymer. It has the idealized formula [CH2CH(OH)]n. It is used in papermaking, textiles, and a variety of coatings. It is white (...