A colorless liquid made from acetylene and hydrochloric acid and polymerized to form neoprene.
- The product of the reaction was 2-chlorobutadiene, called chloroprene because of its similarity to isoprene.
- The Report states the listing is based on findings from laboratory animal studies of chloroprene in which cancer was observed in multiple organs of multiple species following long-term inhalation exposures.
- In some of Kent's tubing, chloroprene and various flexible TPEs take the place of natural rubber.
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