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A¢ IUPAC recommends C = CH CH2 CH2 n R Also called polyisobutylene. The 2% copolymer with isoprene, after vulcanization, is called butyl rubber. c The term–stat–means statistical copolymer, as explained in Chapter 2. d ABS is actually a blend or graft of two random copolymers, poly(acrylonitrile–stat–butadiene) and poly(acrylonitrile–stat–styrene). D. 1 Polymer Name PETE Poly(ethylene terephthalate) HDPE High-density polyethylene V Poly(vinyl chloride) LDPE Low-density polyethylene PP Polypropylene PS Polystyrene Other Different polymers 2 3 4 5 6 7 Source: From the Plastic Container Code System, The Plastic Bottle Information Bureau, Washington, DC.