Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) in its many forms accounts for a large proportion of plastics production and packaging in Western Europe. Its applications and fitness for purpose as a food packaging are outlined, together with an analysis of the energy and materials required and by‐products made in its production. Methods of production are outlined, noting the environmental and health hazards. Problems associated with its disposal are described.
CitationDownload as .RIS
MCB UP Ltd
Copyright © 1991, MCB UP Limited