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Under supervision of Indian Ministry of Environment and Forests, it has been framed a stringent the procedure for the management of bio-medical waste generated in our country. In this study we have focused on the usage of plastic gloves and bags in few hospitals, as it is definitely a serious cause of concern that potentially in high proportion materials (PVC) from the hospitals. Irrespective of other biomedical wastes such as bandage clothes, syringes, infectious materials, etc., PVC generated gloves and bags are of the primordial importance. It has been emphasized by the Government of India to phase out the usage of chlorinated polybags and gloves promptly; hence the chance of getting of this kind of materials are massive in clinical set up. For this reason only, a remarkable attention has been paid on the pattern of PVC originate material and its waste management strategy in few hospitals has been debated.


Chlorinated PVC Government stringency Quantity and pattern of disposal.

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Dr.V.Kalarani. (2021). Chlorinated plastic biomedical waste management in hospitals. International Journal of Research in Pharmacology & Pharmacotherapeutics, 5(4), 373-376. Retrieved from


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