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Polyethylene terephthalate

LC control 00009609
Topical headingPolyethylene terephthalate
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Variant(s)Ethylene terephthalate polymer
Mylar (Trademark)
PET (Chemical)
Terephthalic acid-ethylene glycol polymer
See alsoPhthalate esters
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Found inWork cat.: 00275532: PET resins, c1998: p. 1 (polyethylene terephthalate (PET))
Old catalog heading (Polyethylene terephthalate)
Hawley chem. dict. (polyethylene terephthalate: (C₁₀H₈O₄)x; CAS 25038-59-9; thermoplastic polyester formed from ethylene glycol by direct esterification or by catalyzed ester exchange with dimethyl phthalate)
Dict. chem. names synonyms: p. I-1127 (25038-59-9; poly(oxyethyleneoxyterephthaloyl), ethylene terephthalate polymer, Mylar, poly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyloxy-carbonyl-1,4-phentlenecarbonyl), terephthalic acid-ethylene glycol polymer)
Not found inHackh chem. dict.; Random House