• The results showed that Icelandic seafood contains insignificant amounts of persistent organic substances such as dioxins, PCBs and pesticides. (matis.is)
  • in this report, the European Union (EU) maximum levels for dioxins, dioxin-like PCBs (DL-PCBs) and non-dioxin-like PCBs (NDL-PCBs) in food according to Regulation no. 2023/915 used to assess how Icelandic seafood meets EU requirements. (matis.is)
  • They included levels of dioxins, PCDFs and PCBs in human milk gathered under the SCOOP/EU/RIVM project. (who.int)
  • The concentrations of PCDDs, PCDFs and dioxin-like PCBs were converted to WHO-TEQs relative to 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD), based on toxic equivalency factors as recommended by WHO (31). (who.int)
  • The main contaminants of concern are dioxins, organochlorine pesticides, and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). (cdc.gov)
  • Dioxin may refer to: 1,2-Dioxin or 1,4-Dioxin, two unsaturated heterocyclic 6-membered rings in which two carbon atoms have been replaced by oxygen atoms, which gives the molecular formula C4H4O2 Dibenzo-1,4-dioxin, also known as dibenzodioxin or dibenzo-p-dioxin (molecular formula C12H8O2), in which two benzene rings are connected through two oxygen atoms. (wikipedia.org)
  • condensation of a polychlorophenol and direct halogenation of the parent dibenzo- p -dioxin or a monochloro-derivative. (cdc.gov)
  • FDA's Dioxin Monitoring Program analyzed selected TDS samples from one market basket each year in 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2004 to determine levels of polychlorinated dibenzo- p -dioxin (PCDD) and polychlorinated dibenzofuran (PCDF) congeners. (fda.gov)
  • The research team has taken a multidisciplinary approach to analyze Sphingomonas wittichii (RW1's) ability to completely metabolize the carbon skeleton of dibenzo-p-dioxin. (nih.gov)
  • CDDs are a family of 75 chemically related compounds commonly known as chlorinated dioxins. (cdc.gov)
  • Dioxin and chemically-related compounds (referred to collectively as dioxin-like compounds or DLCs) are a group of environmental contaminants found throughout the world. (fda.gov)
  • While vinyl chloride is a precursor chemical to making PVC, any time chlorinated compounds burn there will be dioxins created. (naturalnews.com)
  • Dioxins and dioxin-like compounds were contained in Agent Orange, which was sprayed by the U.S. military from 1961 to 1971 to clear jungle hideouts of Vietnamese soldiers. (vnexpress.net)
  • In a recent crisis, more than 1500 farms in Europe received dioxin-contaminated feed from a single source over a 2-week period and food produced from animals fed on this contaminated fodder found its way onto every continent within weeks. (who.int)
  • Europe received dioxin-contaminated feed mandate apropos food standards. (who.int)
  • The study run by ToxicoWatch [1] shows emissions of dioxin, furans and persistent toxic pollutants in breach of EU air pollution limits. (hkoutdoors.com)
  • Exposure to chlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins (CDDs) (75 chemicals) occurs mainly from eating food that contains the chemicals. (cdc.gov)
  • All of these items and more, if they were grown in the path of the East Palestine dioxin plume, could be contaminated with dioxins and other noxious chemicals that landed on them over the past several weeks. (naturalnews.com)
  • The event, organized by the National Steering Committee for Post-war Clearance of Ordnance and Toxic chemicals and USAID, shared some details on dioxin cleanup at the Da Nang International Airport, a U.S. air base during the Vietnam War. (vnexpress.net)
  • The association between occupational exposure to 2,3,7,8- tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (1746016) (TCDD) contaminated chemicals and porphyria cutanea tarda, uroporphyrinuria, and coproporphyrinuria was examined in 281 former chemical workers. (cdc.gov)
  • Today, fish and blue crab in the river area are contaminated with dioxins and other chemicals. (cdc.gov)
  • Specific goals for FDA's Dioxin Monitoring Program are to obtain baseline data for DLC levels in food and animal feed ingredients susceptible to DLC contamination, to determine opportunities for DLC reduction by identifying contamination sources that can be eliminated or significantly reduced and estimating dietary DLC exposure. (fda.gov)
  • In addition to TDS food samples, FDA's Dioxin Monitoring Program involves the collection and analysis of additional non-TDS food samples to obtain more comprehensive data on baseline levels for DLCs in specific foods, as well as to identify and reduce pathways of DLC contamination. (fda.gov)
  • The threat of dioxin contamination in Ohio and Western Pennsylvania agriculture is nothing to scoff at, based on what has transpired. (naturalnews.com)
  • Analysis of backyard chicken eggs sampled within a 2 km radius from the plant show dioxin and furan contamination exceeding the limits for consumption [2]. (hkoutdoors.com)
  • The dioxin contamination of soil in Da Nang was worse than expected, experts said at a conference reviewing the cleanup on Tuesday. (vnexpress.net)
  • What will be the overall cost to the sector and to the economy of the dioxin contamination and the product recall? (capreform.eu)
  • Over the last 37 years there have been major advances in the analytical determination and the understanding of the transport, fate and toxic behavior of dioxin and related halogenated persistent organic pollutants (POPs). (aspeninstitute.org)
  • Since dioxins are persistent and do not easily dissipate or biodegrade, they tend to build up wherever they land, including in soils, on plant leaves, and even in the consumed portions of crops (i.e., soybeans, wheat kernels, eggs, milk and chicken meat). (naturalnews.com)
  • To use the zebrafish (Danio rerio) as a model to study 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) developmental toxicity, it is essential to know which proteins are involved in mediating toxicity. (oregonstate.edu)
  • An Irish Parliamentary Committee has just published the results of its investigation into the pork dioxin crisis in Ireland last December, which led to the slaughter of pigs on a number of farms which had been fed contaminated feed and the recall of all Irish pork products produced since 1 September from the home and export markets. (capreform.eu)
  • The "controlled explosion" of the derailed Norfolk Southern freight train in East Palestine, Ohio, released what some say is the largest chemical dioxin plume in history. (naturalnews.com)
  • In many ways, government authorities "nuked" the town of East Palestine with dioxins. (naturalnews.com)
  • Just when I was going comment on the California Gold Standard for carpet allowing PVCs and dioxins back into the carpet standard, ENN sources a story on how dioxin pollutants are causing the birth of more females than males. (typepad.com)
  • Domestic waste incinerators have reduced their annual dioxin emissions from 365g to 16g. (edie.net)
  • The chemical was found in a product produced by Pfeifer & Langen, with dioxin levels of 1.0 to 1.6 nanograms per kilo, above the accepted levels of 0.75 nanograms per kilo. (wattagnet.com)
  • The chemical scythe : lessons of 2, 4, 5-T and dioxin / Alastair Hay. (who.int)
  • Serum concentrations of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins among ceramicists. (bvsalud.org)
  • Ireland on Saturday said it was recalling all pork products made in the country after the discovery of dioxins , which can cause cancer, in slaughtered pigs. (efeedlink.com)
  • 3] The mandatory system for emission testing relies on pre-announced short-term sampling of 6-8 hours twice a year, which seriously underestimates the actual levels of dioxin emission. (hkoutdoors.com)
  • Dioxin found above permitted levels in the animal feed ingredient sugar beet pulp has prompted German authorities to say that there is no danger to the public, according to reports. (wattagnet.com)
  • It indicated there was potential for increased levels of dioxins as a result of the landfill fire. (rnz.co.nz)
  • That plume sent dioxins all around the region, including on food crops consumed by both animals and humans. (naturalnews.com)
  • They also nuked everywhere that dioxin plume spread, rendering everything in its path contaminated with a cancer-causing poison that will now quietly make its way through the food chain. (naturalnews.com)
  • US-Vietnam Scientific Conference on Human Health and Environmental Effects of Agent Orange/Dioxins (invited speaker), Hanoi. (bvsalud.org)
  • Illegal burning of domestic waste by individuals trying to dodge waste collection fees is the largest source of dioxin pollution in Switzerland warns the national environment agency(OFEFP). (edie.net)
  • Technologies are being developed to analyze dioxin-like genes in the environment and to analyze the metagenome of various soil communities, including those enriched for dioxin degraders. (nih.gov)
  • Dioxins in the environment / edited by Michael A. Kamrin, Paul W. Rodgers. (who.int)
  • Polychlorinated dibenzo-para-dioxins and dibenzofurans / published under the joint sponsorship of the United Nations Environment Programme, the International Labour Organisation, and the World Health Organization. (who.int)
  • A part of Da Nang International Airport where dioxin-contaminated soil is processed. (vnexpress.net)
  • Anthony Kolb, chief of USAID's environmental remediation unit, explained that experts only took soil samples from the surface and from that determined the depth to which the dioxin could have penetrated. (vnexpress.net)
  • Vu said the miscalculation could be attributed to the fact this was the first time this particular technology was used to remove dioxin from the soil on such a large scale. (vnexpress.net)
  • Bien Hoa is considered one of the worst dioxin-contaminated spots, with some 850,000 tons of soil feared contaminated. (vnexpress.net)
  • Field workers use a heating process to remove dioxin from contaminated soil. (vnexpress.net)
  • Although only 1-2% of domestic waste is burnt illegally, this produces some 27-30g of dioxin a year - twice as much as official incineration, says OFEFP. (edie.net)
  • The council said the presence of dioxins was yet to be confirmed with local tests, which would require specialist equipment to arrive from overseas. (rnz.co.nz)
  • Da Nang has been off the official list of dioxin contaminated spots in Vietnam after the cleanup, Vu said. (vnexpress.net)
  • I am guessing southern Ontario in Canada will be affected," one commenter wrote, mentioning another area where the dioxin plume was predicted to have spread. (naturalnews.com)
  • Dioxins found in PVCs have been proven to cause cancers and now this new finding shows how they are also messing with the reproductive system. (typepad.com)
  • Title : Dioxin registry report of Monsanto Company, Nitro, West Virginia Personal Author(s) : Marlow, David A.;Fingerhut, Marilyn A.;Piacitelli, Laurie A. (cdc.gov)
  • The purpose of FDA's dioxin strategy, which significantly expanded FDA's Dioxin Monitoring Program, is to develop the science to support appropriate risk management actions. (fda.gov)
  • And dioxin is a manufacturing byproduct of any manufacturing process involving chlorine, from 'disinfectants' to the bleaching of paper. (naturalnews.com)
  • The finding could help make future dioxin assessments more accurate, especially at another ongoing cleanup project at the Bien Hoa Air Base in the southern province of Dong Nai. (vnexpress.net)
  • The project has determined RW1's ability to degrade dioxin adsorbed to clays and activated carbon (biochars), all of which will lead to enhanced remediation efforts. (nih.gov)