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ISOTOPICALLY LABELLED MATERIALS FOR DEGRADATION DETECTION
The invention provides a material which allows the detection of any contamination or degradation or wear of said material in a simple and very reliable way. The inventors of the present invention have found that an isotopically marked functional material can be traced and, moreover, that its different components can be traced so as to identify if there has been any contamination or degradation of the material in general or of any of its components in particular.
The invention relates to a material comprising a synthetic functional polymer and optionally at least one functional additive, wherein said material is marked with at least one isotope, wherein the isotope or isotopes are present in a functional component of the material.