Question - Exposure to the thermal degradation of what chemical may result in the development of polymer fume fever, a rare disorder characterized by fever, shivering, sore throat and weakness?
Answer- The thermal degradation of polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) may result in the development of polymer fume fever. (Shimizu T et al. Polymer fume fever. 2012 BMJ Case Reports. doi:10.1136/bcr-2012-007790)