A tough chemically resistant synthetic resin made by polymerizing vinyl chloride and used for a wide variety of products including pipes, flooring, and sheeting.
- Examples of linear polymers include polyethylene, polyvinyl chloride and polypropylene.
- After polyvinyl chloride is produced, vinyl chloride gas is trapped in the finished product and can escape.
- Plastic films laminated to foil for commercial use include cellophane, cellulose acetate, rubber hydrochloride, polyvinyl chloride, polyesters, and polyethylene.
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