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TEFLON® is a registered trademark of DuPont.” Trademark for a polymer of tetrafluoroethylene fluorocarbon (polytetrafluoroethylene [PTFE]). Function: trademark –used for synthetic fluorine-coating resins used especially for molding articles and for nonstick coatings. Learn more about “Teflon” and related topics at Britannica.com. A closely related fluorocarbon polymer, fluorinated ethylene-propylene (FEP), has properties and applications similar to those of Teflon®

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