A surface-active agent involved in PVC-induced haemolysis

  title={A surface-active agent involved in PVC-induced haemolysis},
  author={Roy J. Richards and R K Desai and Franklin A. Rose},
MANY different forms of PVC powders are manufactured, the variety of the polymers depending on the initial constituents in the reaction mixture. Suspension homopolymers and paste (emulsion or microsuspension) polymers form 91% of the total PVC produced in the US. The latter products range in particle diameter from 0.5 to 30 µm and generally have ionic detergents added during their manufacture, whereas suspension homopolymers have no ionic detergent and are of larger particle diameter (60–180 µm… CONTINUE READING