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Polypropylenes MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Polypropylenes
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.326.271.665.590
D05.750.716.550
D25.720.716.550
J01.637.051.720.716.550
Unique ID
D011126
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011126
Scope Note
Propylene or propene polymers. Thermoplastics that can be extruded into fibers, films or solid forms. They are used as a copolymer in plastics, especially polyethylene. The fibers are used for fabrics, filters and surgical sutures.
Entry Term(s)
Hostalen
Marlex
Marlex Polypropylene
Polypro
Polypropylene
Prolene
Propene Polymers
Propylene Polymers
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Alkenes (1972-1974)
Polymers (1972-1974)
Public MeSH Note
1991; see PLASTICS 1975-1990; MARLEX was indexed under POLYETHYLENES & POLYPROPYLENES 1983-1999 & POLYMERS 1978-1982
History Note
1991(1975); for MARLEX use PLASTIPORE (NM) 1978-1999
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2006/07/05
Polypropylenes Preferred
Prolene Narrower
Polypro Narrower
Hostalen Narrower
Marlex Narrower
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