Material witness: Poison plastic?

Ball, Philip
February 2007
Nature Materials;Feb2007, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p96
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the toxicology of polyvinyl chloride, which has been widely used in house plumbing and biomedical applications. According to the author, plastics were the subject for scrutiny and have been linked to cause liver cancer. However, British epidemiologist Richard Doll concluded that no evidence was found that vinyl chloride can cause cancer.


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