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Descriptor English:   Plastics 
Descriptor Spanish:   Plásticos 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Plásticos 
Synonyms English:   Plastic  
Tree Number:   D05.750.716
Definition English:   Polymeric materials (usually organic) of large molecular weight which can be shaped by flow. Plastic usually refers to the final product with fillers, plasticizers, pigments, and stabilizers included (versus the resin, the homogeneous polymeric starting material). (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed) 
History Note English:   was in Cat D & J 1967-82, was in Cat J only 1963-66 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AE adverse effects AN analysis
CS chemical synthesis CH chemistry
CL classification EC economics
HI history IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism PK pharmacokinetics
PD pharmacology PO poisoning
RE radiation effects ST standards
SD supply & distribution TU therapeutic use
TO toxicity  
Record Number:   11400 
Unique Identifier:   D010969 

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