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Descriptor English: Chloroprene
Descriptor Spanish: Cloropreno
Descriptor Portuguese: Cloropreno
Descriptor French: Chloroprène
Tree number(s): D02.455.326.271.665.146.280
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002737
Scope note: Toxic, possibly carcinogenic, monomer of neoprene, a synthetic rubber; causes damage to skin, lungs, CNS, kidneys, liver, blood cells and fetuses. Synonym: 2-chlorobutadiene.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Registry Number: 126-99-8
CAS Type 1 Name: 1,3-Butadiene, 2-chloro-
Previous Indexing: Butadienes (1966-1978)
Neoprene (1975-1978)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under BUTADIENES 1979-90
History Note: 91(79); was see under BUTADIENES 1979-90
DeCS ID: 2788
Unique ID: D002737
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1978/05/01
Revision Date: 2006/07/05
Chloroprene - Preferred
Concept UI M0004180
Scope note Toxic, possibly carcinogenic, monomer of neoprene, a synthetic rubber; causes damage to skin, lungs, CNS, kidneys, liver, blood cells and fetuses. Synonym: 2-chlorobutadiene.
Preferred term Chloroprene



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