German investigations on morbidity and mortality of workers exposed to vinyl chloride

Environ Health Perspect. 1981 Oct;41:95-9. doi: 10.1289/ehp.814195.


Two studies on mortality and morbidity of workers exposed to vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) which have been carried out on behalf of the Ministry of Labour, Health and Social Affairs on Northrhine-Westphalia are reported.

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Germany, West
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Neoplasms / chemically induced
  • Neoplasms / mortality*
  • Occupational Diseases / chemically induced
  • Occupational Diseases / mortality*
  • Vinyl Chloride / adverse effects*
  • Vinyl Compounds / adverse effects*


  • Vinyl Compounds
  • Vinyl Chloride