Divinylbenzene is used as a reactive monomer in polyester resins and for the synthesis of highly crosslinked macroporous styrene as well as a crosslinking agent. It acts as an intermediate in the production of ion exchange resin. Further, it is used in making rubber, petroleum production and polymeric core shell nanoparticles. In addition, it is used to synthesize monodispersed poly divinylbenzene microspheres.
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