Chlorofluorocarbons and Medical Inhalers

Committee members heard testimony from medical experts on the use of chlorofluorocarbons in medical inhalers. They testified about how… read more

Committee members heard testimony from medical experts on the use of chlorofluorocarbons in medical inhalers. They testified about how other propulsion methods in order to comply with the Clean Air Act which is phasing out the use of chlorofluorocarbons because they have been shown to contribute to the depletion of the ozone layer. They also examined how this transition could occur with little impact on patients who use medical inhalers, including sufferers of cystic fibrosis and asthma. close

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  • Henry Dorkin Director New England Medical Center Hospitals->Cystic Fibrosis Center
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Chlorofluorocarbons and Medical Inhalers

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103286-1
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Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 2, 1998
Last Aired:
Aug 10, 1998

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  • Apr 02, 1998 | 10:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 02, 1998 | 10:57pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 09, 1998 | 3:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 10, 1998 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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