Reanalysis of updated mortality among vinyl and polyvinyl chloride workers: Confirmation of historical evidence and new findings
- Short-Term Adverse Health Effects in a Community Exposed to a Large Polyvinylchloride Plastics Fire. Upshur, Ross; James, Marilyn L.; Richardson, Elizabeth; Brunton, Ginny; Hunter, William; Chambers, Larry // Archives of Environmental Health;May/Jun2001, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p264
ABSTRACT. The purpose of this study was the documentation of the short-term morbidity and mortality experiences of an urban community exposed to the airborne byproducts of a large polyvinylchloride plastics fire. The authors administered a survey to representatives of each household who had...
- Letters to the Editor. Silver, Francis; Liddeli, Douglas // Archives of Environmental Health;May75, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p266
Presents several correspondence related to environmental health. Safety of polyvinyl chloride; Issues on occupational mortality due to exposure to toxicant; Approach to research in environmental health.
- Hazards to Birds from Open Metal Pipes. Hathcock, Charles D.; Fair, Jeanne M. // Western North American Naturalist;Aug2014, Vol. 74 Issue 2, p228
There are reports of open polyvinyl chloride (PVC) pipes causing bird deaths in the western United States (Brattstrom 1995). Here, we document cases of open bollards and open pipes on gates causing bird deaths in northern New Mexico. At Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), a 10,240-ha site,...
- Berlin lifts PVC ban. // Chemical Week;10/18/1995, Vol. 157 Issue 14, p52
Reports that Berlin, Germany has lifted its ban on the use of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) in public building projects. Lifting of bans in other German regions.
- Climbing monomer costs force PVC price hikes, suppliers say. Esposito, Frank // Plastics News;05/05/97, Vol. 9 Issue 10, p4
Reports that according to suppliers the prices of Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) suspension resin is rising because of climbing monomer costs. List of five PVC suppliers who have announced increases; Comments from officials at the companies.
- PVC. // Chemical Week;4/10/96 Supplement Plastics, Vol. 158 Issue 14, pS11
Presents information on polyvinyl chloride (PVC) as of April 10, 1996. Prices; Outlook; Capacity.
- Coalition asks hospitals to halt PVC use. Toloken, Steve // Plastics News;2/9/1998, Vol. 9 Issue 50, p6
Reports that a health-care coalition has requested that hospitals stop using and incinerating polyvinyl chloride (PVC) plastic products. Listing of the groups making up the coalition; Views of a health-care spokesperson; Why the American Hospital Association was criticized for hiring a medical...
- Distribution of di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate and products in blood andblood components Rock, G.; Labow, R. S.; Tocchi, M. // Environmental Health Perspectives;Mar1986, Vol. 65, p309
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- European PVC market to experience a decline. // Plastics News;4/20/1998, Vol. 10 Issue 8, p89
Reports that by the year 2002, Europe's share of global PVC consumption will decline. Percentage by which the consumption will decline; Identification of the percentage of the global market Europe has; Comments from Guilaume Bucco, a European PVC executive; What will cause the decline.