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Significance and Use
5.1 Vinyl chloride-containing polymers are widely used to package a variety of materials, including foods.
5.2 Vinyl chloride monomer has been shown to be a human carcinogen. Threshold toxicity value has not been established.
1.1 This test method is suitable for determining the residual vinyl chloride monomer (RVM) content of homopolymer and copolymers of vinyl chloride down to a level of ∼5 ppb.
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