The Vinyl Acetate Council (VAC) represents North American manufactures and major processors of vinyl acetate monomer. VAC is dedicated to promoting the safe and continued use of vinyl acetate and vinyl acetate-based products.

The Vinyl Acetate Council was formed in 1994 and was previously known as the Vinyl Acetate Toxicology Group (VATG).

VAC coordinates activities with the European Acetyls Sector Group, which represents the European producers of vinyl acetate.

Canada Determines Vinyl Acetate Not CEPA Toxic

On January 31, 2009, Canada concluded that VAM does not meet the toxicity criteria under the Canadian Environment Protection Act (CEPA). To learn more about the newly completed Screening Assessment for vinyl acetate monomer (VAM), check out our updated Canadian webpage.

Last Updated – February 15, 2012


The Vinyl Acetate Council developed the Vinyl Acetate Safe Handling Guide to promote the safe and responsible use of vinyl acetate.
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