Talk:Plastic

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IUPAC definition. Causing confusion regarding polymers[change source]

From English version:

IUPAC definition Generic term used in the case of polymeric material that may contain other substances to improve performance and/or reduce costs.

Note 1: The use of this term instead of polymer is a source of confusion and thus is not recommended.

Note 2: This term is used in polymer engineering for materials often compounded that can be processed by flow

The page mentions polymers, let's clarify that up a bit.