Vinyl Issues and Answers
For more information on vinyl - the manufacturing and processing of polyvinyl choride, safety concerns, applications and uses, please visit the following websites:
- The Vinyl Institute - Information on PVC the material. It also provides information on the environmental attributes and recycling of PVC. It is an excellent source for news and publications about PVC.
- Vinyl News Service - Current news stories about PVC. Note the video clip on conservation with Dr. Patrick Moore, formerly of Greenpeace.
- Vinyl by Design - Site provides background information on many successful applications of PVC featuring their attributes and benefits.
- Phthalate Ester Panel of the American Chemical Council - Most current information phthalate plasticizers used in flexible PVC.
- Plastic News - Plastics News focuses on commercial, financial, legislative and market-related developments worldwide that affect North American plastic product manufacturers and their suppliers and customers. The site’s mission is to report completely, promptly, fairly and accurately, and to provide plastics industry officials with the market information and competitive intelligence they need to do their jobs more effectively
- Plastics Technology - Resource dedicated to improving plastics processing in North America
- Flexible Vinyl Alliance - Messaging and advocacy on the proven safety, economy and utility of flexible PVC