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a naturally occurring or synthetic compound consisting of large molecules made up of a linked series of repeated simple monomers

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DuPont is aware of one published incident of a [cook] pan left unattended which resulted in a case of polymer-fume fever," says Webb.
For instance, a 1964 Aerospace Medicine paper recounted polymer-fume fever in 39 of 40 people on a plane where insulation containing PTFE overheated.
Polymer-fume fever associated with smoking and use of a mold-release spray containing polyterafluoroethylene.
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