Chrome’s initTouchEvent is not interoperable with Safari's or Firefox’s version of initTouchEvent. Deprecated since M49. Developers should use the new TouchEvent constructor. See


Editor's draft

Status in Chromium


Removed (tracking bug) in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 54
  • Chrome for Android release 54

Consensus & Standardization

After a feature ships in Chrome, the values listed here are not guaranteed to be up to date.

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Search tags

Touch, TouchEvent, initTouchEvent,

Last updated on 2020-11-09