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ethylene vinyl acetate copolymer
ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer wax

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CAS Number: 24937-78-8Picture of molecule3D/inchi
Other(deleted CASRN):103470-05-9
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Category:thickeners, gelling agents, stabalizers and emulsifiers
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DG SANTE Food Contact Materials:ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer wax
Physical Properties:
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Boiling Point: 170.60 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg (est)
Vapor Pressure:0.714000 mmHg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 155.00 °F. TCC ( 68.20 °C. ) (est)
logP (o/w): 0.542 (est)
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
CosIng:cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: binding agents
emulsion stabilisers
film formers
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
Ethylene/vinyl acetate copolymer
Shiva Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals
Sigma-Aldrich: Aldrich
For experimental / research use only.
Poly(ethylene-co-vinyl acetate) vinyl acetate 40 wt. %, melt index 57 g/10 min (190°C/2.16kg)
contains 200-800 ppm BHT as inhibitor
Safety Information:
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Hazards identification
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
None found.
GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
Not determined
Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
Safety in Use Information:
thickeners, gelling agents, stabalizers and emulsifiers
Recommendation for ethylene vinyl acetate copolymer usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
Recommendation for ethylene vinyl acetate copolymer flavor usage levels up to:
 not for flavor use.
Safety References:
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) reference(s):

Scientific Opinion on the safety assessment of the substance ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer wax, CAS No 24937-78-8 for use in food contact materials
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EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):24937-78-8
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Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :32742
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WGK Germany:1
but-3-enoic acid; ethene
 but-3-enoic acid; ethene
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Canada Domestic Sub. List:24937-78-8
Pubchem (cid):32742
Pubchem (sid):134996501
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Export Tariff Code:3901.30.0000
Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
Potential Uses:
 binding agents
 emulsion stabilisers
 film formers
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 not found in nature
 acetic acid ethenyl ester polymer with ethene
 but-3-enoic acid; ethene
a-c copolymer 400
 ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer
 ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer emulsion
 ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer wax
 poly(ethylene-co-vinyl acetate)
 vinyl acetate ethene polymer
None found
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