Agent Name
CAS Number
Major Category
Plastics & Rubber
Polyacrylonitrile formula graphical representation
ACL 1050; ACP 1010; Acrylonitrile homopolymer; Acrylonitrile polymer; Barex 1000; Barex 1000S; Barex 2090; Barex 210 Resin; Barex 3000N; Barex 4205; Biospal 1200S; Biospal 1800S; Bulana; CMF-DY 010; CMF-DY 040; CS Ultrafilter; DP 10000; Dralon T; High Toron BX; Hypan HN 85; KCV 3010; MBR 500; Microsphere F 80E; Microza KCV 3010; PAN (VAN); PAN (polymer); PAN 1514; PAN 17DX; PAN 200; PAN 20CX2; PAN 70; PAN 7A; PAN-A 425; PAN-CX2; Parex 4205; Poly(acrylonitrile), fibers; Polynac; Romarcril FR; SEPA RG 03; Solrox; Stork 3010; Stork 5010; T 75; T 75 (acrylic polymer); Taftic A 20; Taftic AM; Taftic B; Taftic CB; 2-Propenenitrile, homopolymer; [ChemIDplus]
White fiber; [HSDB] White powder extruded into noodles; [MSDSonline]
Used for indoor and outdoor furniture, rugs, knitwear, apparel (usually blended with other fibers), synthetic textile prostheses, and anode bags in electroplating; [HSDB] Used to make various synthetic fibers and resins; [Hawley]
In oral lethal dose studies, causes changes in liver weight; Oral LD (rat) >3000 mg/kg; [HSDB] Contains very little acrylonitrile monomer (average of 10 ppm with a maximum of 26 ppm); Not irritating to skin or eyes, nor a skin sensitizer based on animal studies; Effects in high-dose animal studies include fatty liver and changes in kidneys and thyroid; [MSDSonline]
Biomedical References

Exposure Assessment

Lethal Concentration
LC (rat) > 25,000 mg/m3

Adverse Effects

Hepatoxic (a) from occupational exposure (secondary effect) or (b) in animal studies or in humans after ingestion

Diseases, Processes, and Activities Linked to This Agent


Industrial Processes with risk of exposure: