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The report also found that 19 percent of cans used linings that contain PVC, or polyvinyl chloride, a form of plastic that has been linked to kidney and liver problems after long-term exposure.
Vinyl chloride is used to make a polymer called polyvinyl chloride, or PVC, and is used to make a variety of plastic products including pipes, wire and cable coatings, and packaging materials.
The device is made from nanoscale meshes containing a water-soluble polymer called polyvinyl alcohol and a layer of gold.
Late Saturday morning, sections of The Dome's polyvinyl fabric rose like rolling hills of dirty snow.
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Origin and Etymology of polyvinyl
First Known Use: 1927See Words from the same year
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