Agent Name

Polycarbonate

CAS Number

25766-59-0

Formula

Unspecified

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

Polycarbonate R2200; R2200; Polycarbonates; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Polymers

Sources/Uses

Used in hemodialysis membranes and as a denture base; [ChemIDplus] "Polycarbonates (PC), known by the trademarked names Lexan, Makrolon, Makroclear and others, are a particular group of thermoplastic polymers. They are easily worked, molded, and thermoformed. Because of these properties, polycarbonates find many applications. . . . The main polycarbonate material is produced by the reaction of bisphenol A (BPA) and phosgene COCl2." [Wikipedia]

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