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.
- 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
No abstract available.
- Japanese PVC venture. // Chemical Week;1/17/1996, Vol. 158 Issue 2, p6
Reports on a product called polyvinyl chloride (PVC) which is formed by the Tosoh Corporation, Mitsui Toatsu and Denki Kagaku Kogyo. What it is used for; Number of shares each company will have.
- PVC prices fall, PE resin prices corrected. Esposito, Frank // Plastics News;8/11/1997, Vol. 9 Issue 24, p5
States that there was a reduction in the price of all grades of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) on the resin market during the week of August 11, 1997. Reason for the decline in PVC prices; Comments from Charlie Matson, PVC sales director for Condea Vista Chemical Company of Houston; Result of excess...