Polyvinyl chloride, also known as PVC is a polymer of vinyl chloride.

It is the most important  polymer obtained from vinyl monomers and is one of the most widely used   plastic material.
PVC has several applications; added to plasticisers can be easily  heated and  moulded into desired forms. It can be reduced to film or liquid, used for fabrics, coatings, tanks, valves, taps, basins and textile yearns.
Mostly used to manufacture building pipes (eg. gutters and drinking water pipes),  window headers, vinyl flooring, rigid plastic film for packaging and papermaking.
In terms of applications, PVC is the most versatile plastic material known till now.