Where is it Commonly Found?Weather-stripping, expansion joint filler, seals, adhesives, sealants and flashing
What are its known health effects?
What are its suspected health effects?
For gasketing, fillers, and weather-stripping, silicone, TPO, and ethylene propylene diene M (EPDM).
Additional Regulatory Information
On at least 5 federal regulatory lists
Does it Correspond With Any Green Building Credits?Living Building Challenge (1.2) - Prerequisite 5;
How is it Categorized?
What is its Origin?On at least 5 federal regulatory lists
Chloroprene is the common name for the organic compound 2-chloro-1,3-butadiene. It was america's first successful synthetic rubber. It was originally developed as an oil-resistant substitute for natural rubber. Chloroprene better known as chloroprene rubber (CR) or by the brand name of "Neoprene".
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