International Journal of Spectroscopy / 2011 / Article / Fig 4

Research Article

Distribution of Heat Stabilizers in Plasticized PVC-Based Biomedical Devices: Temperature and Time Effects

Figure 4

Plot of the calcium carboxylates (1576 cm−1), (a), and zinc carboxylates (1540 cm−1), (b), peak area at 30°C, 50°C, 70°C, 90°C, and 120°C, respectively, for the nonsterilized (), one year aged nonsterilized (□) and one year aged sterilized () samples.

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