chloroprene chloroprene  /ˈklɔ rə ˌprin/


  • (n) derivative of butadiene used in making neoprene by polymerization


  1. Polymerization of the chloroprene had resulted in a sub stance similar to the product obtained by vulcanizing rubber with sulphur.
  2. DuPrene, derived from chloroprene, is the synthetic rubber which du Pont is beginning to exploit.
  3. Acetylene gas is made into monovinylacetylene, which reacts with hydrochloric acid to form a liquid called chloroprene.


  • Global and Chinese Chloroprene Rubber (CR) Industry Report 2014

    DUBLIN, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Chloroprene Rubber (CR) Industry Report 2014" report to their...
    on April 7, 2014     Source: PR Newswire

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