VINYL ACETATE (MONOMER), VAM, Acetic acid ethenyl ester, 1-Acetoxyethylene, Acetic acid vinyl ester
Application：Vinyl acetate is used to make other industrial chemicals. These chemicals are used mainly to make glues for the packaging and building industries. They are also used to make paints, textiles, and paper. Vinyl acetate is also used as a coating in plastic films for food packaging and as a modifier of food starch.
Melting Point：−93.5 °C
Boiling Point：72.7 °C
Flash Point：−8 °C
Molecular Formula：C4H6O2 or CH3COOCH=CH2 or CH3COOCHCH2
Appearance：colorless liquid with sweet, pleasant and fruity odor
Vinyl acetate appears as a clear colorless liquid. Flash point 18°F. Density 7.8 lb / gal. Slightly soluble in water. Vapors are heavier than air. Vapors irritate the eyes and respiratory system. May polymerize if heated or contaminated. If polymerization occurs inside a container, the container may violently rupture. Used to make adhesives, paints, and plastics.