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*  Coalite - Wikipedia
Dioxin contamination[edit]. The company gained attention as a manufacturer of the chemical, 245 trichlorophenol, a precursor of ... Problems continued with dioxin emission from the works incinerator which burned residues from the chlorination plant. This ... An explosion in a pilot plant in 1968 had killed a chemist and spread dioxins over the debris. 79 employees contracted ... the river gained the dubious distinction of being the most polluted in the world with regard to dioxins, 27 times higher than ...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coalite
*  Environmental impact of war - Wikipedia
Arnold Schecter, Thomas A. Gasiewicz (July 4, 2003). Dioxins and Health. pp. 145-160.. ... and/or used Agent Orange during and decades after the 1948-1960 Malayan conflict suffered from serious exposure of dioxin. ...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Environmental_impact_of_war
*  Hypodontia - Wikipedia
Environmental causes involving exposure to PCBs (ex.dioxin),[18][19][20] radiation,[21][22][23] anticancer chemotherapeutic ... Alaluusua S, Lukinmaa PL, Torppa J, Tuomisto J, Vartiainen T (January 1999). "Developing teeth as biomarker of dioxin exposure ... "Developmental dental aberrations after the dioxin accident in Seveso". Environmental Health Perspectives. 112 (13): 1313-8. ...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hypodontia
*  Electronic waste - Wikipedia
Airborne dioxins - one type found at 100 times levels previously measured. *Levels of carcinogens in duck ponds and rice ... Emissions of brominated dioxins, heavy metals, and hydrocarbons. Computer wires. Open burning and stripping to remove copper. ... Air emissions of brominated dioxins, heavy metals, and PAHs. Plastics from printers, keyboards, monitors, etc.. Shredding and ... These noxious fumes include dioxins and furans. Bonfire refuse can be disposed of quickly into drainage ditches or waterways ...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WEEE
*  Plasma gasification - Wikipedia
However, dioxins are formed during cooling of the syngas.. Metals resulting from plasma pyrolysis can be recovered from the ... The high temperature and lack of oxygen prevents the formation of many toxic compounds such as furans, dioxins, nitrogen oxides ... with starved combustion and rapid quenching of syngas from elevated temperatures can avoid the production of dioxins and furans ...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plasma_arc_waste_disposal
*  Herbicide - Wikipedia
Phenoxy herbicides are often contaminated with dioxins such as TCDD[28][citation needed]; research has suggested such ... Public concern about dioxins was high, and production and use of other (non-herbicide) chemicals potentially containing TCDD ... 1997). "Cancer mortality in workers exposed to phenoxy herbicides, chlorophenols, and dioxins. An expanded and updated ... 8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD). TCDD is extremely toxic to humans. With proper temperature control during production of 2 ...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herbicide
*  Regulation of gene expression - Wikipedia
"Genome-wide analyses show that nuclear and cytoplasmic RNA levels are differentially affected by dioxin". Biochimica et ...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gene_regulation
*  2,4,5-Trichlorophenoxyacetic acid - Wikipedia
Kahn PC, Gochfeld M, Nyugen M, Hansson M, Rappe C, Velez H. Dioxins and dibenzofurans in blood and adipose tissue of Agent ... Agent Orange and the Vietnamese: the persistence of elevated dioxin levels in human tissues. Am J Public Health. 1995;85:516- ... Cancer mortality in workers exposed to 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin. N Engl J Med. 1991;324:212-218. ... p-dioxin (TCDD). TCDD is a carcinogenic persistent organic pollutant with long-term effects on the environment. With proper ...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2,4,5-Trichlorophenoxyacetic_acid
*  Environmental toxicants and fetal development - Wikipedia
... so all people have some amount of dioxins in the body. Intrauterine exposure to dioxins and dioxin-like compounds have been ... Dioxins and dioxin-like compounds persists in the environment for a long time and are widespread, ... Facts about Dioxins. from Minnesota Department of Health. Updated October 2006 Backes, CH; Nelin, T; Gorr, MW; Wold, LE (Jan 10 ...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Environmental_toxicants_and_fetal_development
*  Diesel exhaust - Wikipedia
... dioxins and dibenzofurans; formaldehyde; inorganic lead; mercury compounds; nickel; POM (including PAHs); and styrene. Gebel, T ...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diesel_exhaust
*  Herbicidal warfare - Wikipedia
The impurity, 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) was a suspected carcinogen that may have affected the health of over ... Arnold Schecter, Thomas A. Gasiewicz (4 July 2003). Dioxins and Health. pp. 145-160. Albert J. Mauroni (July 2003). Chemical ... the conflict suffered from serious exposure to dioxin and Agent Orange, which also caused major soil erosion to areas of Malaya ...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herbicidal_warfare
*  Polychlorinated biphenyl - Wikipedia
They are considered as contributors to overall dioxin toxicity, and the term dioxins and dioxin-like compounds is often used ... The name Dioxin Affair was coined from early misdiagnosis of dioxins as the primary contaminants, when in fact they turned out ... PCBs that have dioxin-like activity are known to cause a variety of teratogenic effects in animals. Exposure to PCBs causes ... They do not activate the AhR, and are not considered part of the dioxin group. Because of their lower toxicity, they are of ...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polychlorinated_biphenyl
*  2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzodioxin - Wikipedia
2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) is a polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxin (sometimes shortened, though inaccurately, to ... 2006). "Hydrocarbon receptor regulates distinct dioxin-dependent and dioxin-independent gene batteries". Molecular Pharmacology ... see dioxins and dioxin-like compounds). The greatest production occurs from waste incineration, metal production, and fossil- ... a more detailed account is given at dioxins and dioxin-like compounds. TCDD was classified in 1997 by the International Agency ...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzodioxin
*  Agent Orange - Wikipedia
Dioxin easily accumulates in the food chain. Dioxin enters the body by attaching to a protein called the aryl hydrocarbon ... "Vietnam, US launch Danang dioxin clean-up". Retrieved 2017-03-30. "Dioxins and their effects on human health". World Health ... The dioxin TCDD is a significant contaminant of Agent Orange. TCDD is the most toxic of the dioxins, and is classified as a ... The project studied dioxin (TCDD) levels in blood as well as in adipose tissue in a small group of Vietnam veterans who had ...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agent_Orange
*  Flame retardant - Wikipedia
Halogenated compounds with aromatic rings can degrade into dioxins and dioxin-like compounds, particularly when heated, such as ... and such heating can generate toxic dioxins and furans.[9] When wearing Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) and when a ... "Persistent organic pollutants including polychlorinated and polybrominated dibenzo-p-dioxins and dibenzofurans in firefighters ... during production, a fire, recycling, or exposure to sun.[9] Chlorinated dioxins are among the highly toxic compounds listed by ...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flame_retardant
*  Endometriosis - Wikipedia
A 2004 review of studies of dioxin and endometriosis concluded that "the human data supporting the dioxin-endometriosis ... Guo SW (2004). "The link between exposure to dioxin and endometriosis: a critical reappraisal of primate data". Gynecologic and ... Bruner-Tran KL, Yeaman GR, Crispens MA, Igarashi TM, Osteen KG (May 2008). "Dioxin may promote inflammation-related development ... Environment; Environmental toxins (e.g.; dioxin, nickel) may cause endometriosis. Müllerianosis: A theory supported by foetal ...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Endometriosis
*  List of environmental issues - Wikipedia
Dioxin • Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons • Radioactive contamination • Volatile organic compounds Waste - Electronic waste • ...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_environmental_issues
*  Times Beach, Missouri - Wikipedia
When confronted by the CDC, Bliss stated that he did not know where the dioxin could have come from. Because dioxin was a by- ... Results revealed dioxin concentrations as high as 0.3 ppm along the town's entire network of roads. On December 23, 1982, the ... In the same document, however, the CDC reported that the half-life of dioxin was one year. Based on this estimate, which was ... Today, the half-life of dioxin is estimated to be seven to eleven years. The EPA did not become heavily involved with the ...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Times_Beach,_Missouri
*  Risk assessment - Wikipedia
Dioxins and Persistent Organic Pollutants. 3rd (Edition): John Wiley & Sons. doi:10.1002/9781118184141.ch19. Hunter, Paul R.; ...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Risk_assessment
*  Persistent organic pollutant - Wikipedia
Dioxins are typically emitted from the burning of hospital waste, municipal waste, and hazardous waste, along with automobile ... Dioxins have been associated with several adverse effects in humans, including immune and enzyme disorders, chloracne, and are ... Structurally similar to dioxins, the two compounds share toxic effects. Furans persist in the environment and classified as ... Dioxins are unintentional by-products of high-temperature processes, such as incomplete combustion and pesticide production. ...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Persistent_organic_pollutant
*  Guar gum - Wikipedia
PCP contains dioxins as contamination. Dioxins damage the human immune system. Web page ( Provides latest update & market ... "Dioxins and their effects on human health". 2010-05-01. Retrieved 2012-02-08. Current guar gum trade rates. ... In July 2007, the European Commission issued a health warning to its member states after high levels of dioxins were detected ...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guar_gum
*  Chloracne - Wikipedia
Chloracne is particularly linked to toxic exposure to dioxins (byproducts of many chemical processes, including the manufacture ... 1984). "Health status of workers with past exposure to 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin in the manufacture of 2,4,5- ... Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko suffered from prominent facial chloracne and was diagnosed with dioxin poisoning in late ... Viktor Yushchenko at the University of Amsterdam, with chloracne from TCDD dioxin poisoning (2006) ...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chloracne
*  Kagenna Magazine - Wikipedia
"Dioxin Factsheet"; "Siyabona Theatre"; "The Word Becomes Cassette" by William Levy; "Tristam and Them" comic.(28pp) out of ...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kagenna_Magazine
*  Linoleum - Wikipedia
Dioxins are released by burning PVC. While the polymer itself is generally considered safe, additives such as plasticizers, and ...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linoleum
*  Polychlorinated dibenzodioxins - Wikipedia
NIEHS dioxin fact sheet "Dioxins and Dioxin-like Compounds in the Food Supply: Strategies to Decrease Exposure", a 2003 report ... The word "dioxins" may also refer to other similarly acting chlorinated compounds (see Dioxins and dioxin-like compounds). The ... Dioxins are present in cigarette smoke. Dioxin in cigarette smoke was noted as "understudied" by the US EPA in its "Re- ... Later, dioxins were found in Times Beach, Missouri and Love Canal, New York and Seveso, Italy. More recently, dioxins have been ...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polychlorinated_dibenzodioxins