Chemistry Question #1853

Michelle, a 11 year old female from San Jose asks on January 19, 2004,

What are vinyl erasers made of?

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The answer

Barry Shell answered on January 19, 2004

They are perhaps made of sulfur containing chlorine plastic compounds such as sulfur dichloride, thionyl chloride, or sulfuryl chloride, as well as other stabilizers and plasticizers, maybe in combination with polyvinyl chloride plastic.

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