Accession Number : ADA306205

Title :   International Workshop on Biodegradable Plastics and Polymers (4th) Held in Durham, New Hampshire on 11-14 October 1995.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : MASSACHUSETTS UNIV AMHERST DEPT OF POLYMER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s) : Lenz, Robert W.

PDF Url : ADA306205

Report Date : MAR 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 30

Abstract : The program of the workshop included 31 lectures and 69 poster presentations. A copy of the Workshop program listing speakers, discussion leader, lecture titles and poster presentations is given in Appendix I. The principal subjects of the lectures and posters were the following: (1) New Degradable Polymers (2) Processing Biodegradable Polymers (3) New Characterization Methods for Biodegradable Polymers and Biodegradation (4) Biodegradation Methods and Safety Assessments (5) Regulation and Disposal. jg p2 & 3

Descriptors :   *POLYMERS, *BIODEGRADATION, *PLASTICS, TEST AND EVALUATION, DEGRADATION, PROCESSING, SAFETY, DISPOSAL, WORKSHOPS, BIODETERIORATION.

Subject Categories : Plastics
      Polymer Chemistry
      Biomedical Instrumentation and Bioengineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE