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14/10/2019
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Does it really make sense to develop PVC-free materials? Op-ed in PlasticsToday

Maybe the use of PVC in the medical sector has been under the radar in the media for some time, as Norbert Sparrow indicates in PlasticsToday in an article on alternatives to […]
02/10/2019

Danish hospital staff collect PVC oxygen masks for recycling

PVCMed Alliance and PVC Information Council Denmark participate in a project supported by the Danish Environmental Protection Agency where used oxygen masks are collected and treated […]
12/07/2019
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PVCMed supports hard working healthcare staff

On 10 July, NHS staff was honored at the NHS Parliamentary Awards in the House of Commons, Westminster. PVCMed Alliance proudly sponsored the event to recognise the importance of […]
27/06/2019
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Busy nurses drive sustainable development in healthcare

On 10 July 2019 the National Health Service (NHS) Parliamentary Awards will honor the UK healthcare staff for their dedication, hard work and commitment. As a […]
20/06/2019

European Commission issues fact sheet on Medical Device Regulations

In 2017 the new EU medical device and in vitro diagnostic regulations (MDR/IVDR) entered into force. As the three-year transition period for the MDR is about […]
11/04/2019
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Plastics – more than straws and cotton buds

Plastics have paved the way for significantly longer lives due to treatments that no one could have imagined before polymers got their breakthrough. Words by Ole […]