The Acrylonitrile Butadiene Rubber is a synthetic rubber derived from acrylonitrile (ACN) and butadiene. Trade names include Perbunan, Nipol, Krynac and Europrene. This rubber is unusual in being resistant to oil, fuel, and other chemicals. It is a synthetically produced, petroleum-based rubber ideal for seals, gaskets and o-rings. Nitrile is a highly versatile rubber. It is used in countless applications and products, from marine fuel systems to small engine carburetors. Acrylonitrile Butadiene Rubber is very effective and useful.