ABC of Safety in the Biological Sciences - Vinylcyclohexene Dioxide (VCD)

 

ABC of Safety in the Biological Sciences

 

 

VINYLCYCLOHEXENE DIOXIDE (VCD) (1-Epoxyethyl-1,4-expoxycyclohexane)

VCD is a constituent of some embedding resins. It is a known carcinogen.89 Resins containing VCD must only be handled in a fume hood and protective clothing including rubber gloves, goggles and mask should be worn.

 

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