Q. 15

Which of the following monomers form biodegradable polymers?
A. 3-hydroxybutanoic acid + 3-hydroxypentanoic acid

B. Glycine + amino caproic acid

C. Ethylene glycol + phthalic acid

D. Caprolactum

Answer :

The polymers which are easily decomposed and not harmful for the environment are known as a biodegradable polymer.

(i) PHBV, being a biodegradable polymer, is obtained by condensation polymerization of 3 hydroxybutanoic acid and 3 hxydroypentanoic acid.


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