Scientific Review of Chloroprene
Status: Listed in the Report on Carcinogens (RoC)
Primary Uses or Exposures: Chloroprene is used as a monomer in the production of the elastomer polychloroprene (neoprene), a synthetic rubber used in the production of automotive and mechanical rubber goods, adhesives, caulks, flame-resistant cushioning, construction goods, fabric coatings, sealants for dams or locks in waterways, roof coatings, fiber binding, and footwear.
- NTP Board of Scientific Counselors RoC Subcommittee Meeting (October 30–31, 1997)
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