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  • noun chemistry Any polymer whose constituent monomer is isoprene; especially natural, and some synthetic, rubbers

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  • The SKYN is made from a synthetic material called polyisoprene, the first new condom material introduced to the market since polyurethane condoms became available in the 1990s.

    TreeHugger

  • Made of a synthetic material called polyisoprene SKYN represents the first new condom material introduced into the market since non-latex polyurethane condoms became available in the 1990s.

    About.com Sexuality

  • For surgery, it has switched to sterile neoprene and polyisoprene gloves, which cost 30% to 50% more, but which surgeons have found to have the same sensitivity and fit as latex.

    Hidden Hazard:

  • In the intermittent urinary catheter space, we submitted a 510k this month for the first synthetic polyisoprene catheter.

  • Drawbacks of NR, including odor, and adverse allergic Type 1 reactions, led to the development of synthetic alternatives to NR such as Cari flex polyisoprene products.

  • Cari flex polyisoprene rubber is available as a solid rubber or latex and offers a clean, high-performance alternative unmatched by natural rubber or available synthetics.

  • Cariflex polyisoprene rubber is the ideal alternative to natural rubber for applications that demand extreme purity, exceptional protection and consistently high quality.

  • "Cariflex polyisoprene rubber is ideal for the manufacture of thin-walled products requiring strength and elasticity and can also be used in electronics and specialty coatings as well as food contact applications," he concluded.

  • In many respects, Cariflex polyisoprene rubber is superior to both NR, and other synthetics produced using titanium/aluminum catalysts.

  • Committed to providing its purchasers with the best product possible, SKYN is the first and only clinically approved polyisoprene prophylactic.

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