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!Polymer name!!Properties of Concern
 
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|Polybutadiene (Buna)||Compounded with a wide variety of materials
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|[[Polybutadiene]] ([[Buna]])||Compounded with a wide variety of materials
 
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|Polystyrene||Compounded with a wide variety of materials
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|[[Polystyrene]]||Compounded with a wide variety of materials
 
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|Nitrile rubber (NBR)||Some NBR are blended with PVC and contain chloride
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|[[Nitrile rubber]] (NBR)||Some NBR are blended with PVC and contain chloride
 
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|Styrene-butadiene rubber (SBR)||Tendency to crawl; Compounded with a wide variety of materials
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|[[Styrene-butadiene rubber]] (SBR)||Tendency to crawl; Compounded with a wide variety of materials
 
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|Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS)||Compounded with a wide variety of materials
 
|Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS)||Compounded with a wide variety of materials
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|Ethylene Propylene Diene (EPDM) - wikipedia link||May be crosslinked with other products with sulfur vulcanization
 
|Ethylene Propylene Diene (EPDM) - wikipedia link||May be crosslinked with other products with sulfur vulcanization
 
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|Butyl rubber (Isoprene)
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|[[Butyl rubber]] ([[Isoprene]])
 
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|Neoprene (polychloroprene)||Chlorinated, may off-gas acids
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|[[Neoprene]] ([[polychloroprene]])||Chlorinated, may off-gas acids
 
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|Polysulfide||May contain PCB’s, can cause damage to metals when in contact with stainless and carbon steels
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|[[Polysulfide]]||May contain PCB’s, can cause damage to metals when in contact with stainless and carbon steels
 
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|Polyurethane (Spandex)||Problematic class of materials
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|[[Polyurethane]] (Spandex)||Problematic class of materials
 
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|Silicone Rubber  - wikipedia||Off-gassing depends on the initial curing system, platinum based cures have no offgassing; condensation cures can produce acid, neutral or basic chemicals during curing; peroxide cures can produce ketones or chlorinated aromatic chemicals as the material ages and breaks down.
 
|Silicone Rubber  - wikipedia||Off-gassing depends on the initial curing system, platinum based cures have no offgassing; condensation cures can produce acid, neutral or basic chemicals during curing; peroxide cures can produce ketones or chlorinated aromatic chemicals as the material ages and breaks down.
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'''Additional Information'''  
 
'''Additional Information'''  
See [[Rubber, natural]]; [[Rubber, chlorinated]]; or [[Rubber, synthetic]]
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See [[Rubber (Natural, Vulcanized)]]; [[Rubber, chlorinated]]; or [[Rubber (Synthetic)]]
  
 
'''Resources and Citations'''
 
'''Resources and Citations'''
  
 
* Contributions: Molly McGrath
 
* Contributions: Molly McGrath

Revision as of 08:22, 2 July 2020

Description


Table of Selected polymers belonging to this polymer class (links are for CAMEO pages)

Polymer name Properties of Concern
Polybutadiene (Buna) Compounded with a wide variety of materials
Polystyrene Compounded with a wide variety of materials
Nitrile rubber (NBR) Some NBR are blended with PVC and contain chloride
Styrene-butadiene rubber (SBR) Tendency to crawl; Compounded with a wide variety of materials
Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) Compounded with a wide variety of materials
Ethylene Propylene Rubber (EPR)
Ethylene Propylene Diene (EPDM) - wikipedia link May be crosslinked with other products with sulfur vulcanization
Butyl rubber (Isoprene)
Neoprene (Polychloroprene) Chlorinated, may off-gas acids
Polysulfide May contain PCB’s, can cause damage to metals when in contact with stainless and carbon steels
Polyurethane (Spandex) Problematic class of materials
Silicone Rubber - wikipedia Off-gassing depends on the initial curing system, platinum based cures have no offgassing; condensation cures can produce acid, neutral or basic chemicals during curing; peroxide cures can produce ketones or chlorinated aromatic chemicals as the material ages and breaks down.

Applications

Personal Risks

Environmental Risks

Collection Risks

Working Properties

Forms/Sizes

Additional Information See Rubber (Natural, Vulcanized); Rubber, chlorinated; or Rubber (Synthetic)

Resources and Citations

  • Contributions: Molly McGrath