Polymers decompose on heating. The oxidation products are essentially carbon dioxide and water. PE or PP should be used as plastic material, as here the pollution caused by the decomposition products is relatively small.
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- Polymers decompose on heating in water and carbon dioxid
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- Experiment is part of a complete solution set with experiments for the topic Chemistry of Polymers matched with international curriculum: all topics are covered