Are my rubber boots made of PVC, polyethylene or polypropylene?

Answer

They could be made of vulcanized natural rubber, but they are most likely made of synthetic rubber or PVC. PVC or "vinyl" has a distinctive smell.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wellington_boot

Updated on March 19, 2018

Original Article:

PVC, Polypropylene and Polyethylene - How Plastics Are Used in the Home
By Eugene Brennan
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