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Re: [GreenYes] Re: [Greenyes Digest] V2 #50
p-Nonyl-Phenol: an Estrogenic Xenobiotic Released from "Modified"
Polystyrene  - EHP 1991
http://www.mindfully.org/Plastic/P-Nonyl-phenol-ED.htm

Styrene Monomer in Polystyrene and Foods  -  Environmental Health
Perspectives 1976
http://www.mindfully.org/Pesticide/Polystyrene-Foods-Styrene-Monomer.htm

Lead Phosphate - Used as stabilizer in styrene and casein plastics -
National Toxicology Program ROC 2000
http://www.mindfully.org/Pesticide/Lead-Acetate-Lead-Phosphate.htm

Styrene  -  Handbook of Toxic Properties of Monomers and Additives. 1995
http://www.mindfully.org/Plastic/Styrene-CASNo100-4-25.htm

Certain Styrene Oligomers Have Proliferative Activity on MCF-7 Human Breast
Tumor Cells  - EHP Jul01
http://www.mindfully.org/Plastic/Styrene-Proliferative-MCF-7.htm

Polystyrene Packaging Council Says  "Recycling Polystyrene Packaging is
Uneconomical" - PSPC current as of 20jul01
http://www.mindfully.org/Plastic/Polystyrene-Products-Recycling-PSPC.htm

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From: "Blair Pollock" <bpollock@co.orange.nc.us>
> My understanding that CFCs are no longer used in styro production but
butane is used instead it is an ozone ground level producing gas which is
bad but not as bad as  the CFCs, any other thoughts/knowledge on this?

Paul Goettlich
PO Box 517
Berkeley  CA  94701
www.mindfully.org
gottlich@infi.net

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