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2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-Dioxin (TCDD); "Dioxin" [PDF]
Abstract: States how TCDD is produced, how humans are exposed to it, and why it was upgraded to a "known" human carcinogen.
Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, National Toxicology Program
URL: http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/ntp/roc/twelfth/profiles/Tetrachlor

A Comparison of Dioxin Risk Characterizations [PDF]
Abstract: Discusses the composition of dioxin, environmental levels of dioxin, human exposure to dioxin, dioxin emission sources, and health effects associated with dioxin (both cancer and non-cancer).
Source: Chlorine Chemistry Council
URL: http://www.dioxinfacts.org/dioxin_health/public_policy/dr.pd

Assessment & Control of Dioxin in Massachusetts
Abstract: Discusses revised toxicity factors used with the dioxin air quality guidelines.
Source: Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection
URL: http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/massdep/toxics/reports/asse

California's Dioxins Program
Abstract: Discusses monitoring and information gathered by California's Air Toxics Program.
Source: California Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.arb.ca.gov/toxics/dioxins/dioxins.htm

Chemical Profile for 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-Dioxin (TCDD)
Abstract: Focuses on TCDD health hazards, hazard rankings, chemical testing, and safety assessment.
Source: Environmental Defense
URL: http://scorecard.goodguide.com/chemical-profiles/summary.tcl

Database of Sources of Environmental Releases of Dioxin-Like Compounds in the United States
Abstract: Contains information that tracks dioxin emissions over time, compares profiles between and among sources, and develops source emission factors in the years 1987 and 1995.
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://cfpub.epa.gov/ncea/cfm/recordisplay.cfm?deid=20797

Dioxin and Health
Abstract: Describes health problems caused by dioxin exposure, including chloracne, cancer, behavioral effects and learning disorders, decreased male sex hormone, diabetes, immune system toxicity, sperm loss, and endometriosis.
Source: Rachel’s Environment and Health Week #463
URL: http://www.ejnet.org/rachel/rehw463.htm

Dioxin and Human Sex Ratio: The Seveso Case [PDF]
Abstract: Discusses case study of Seveso, Italy, a community contaminated with dioxin in a 1976 factory explosion; detects a lower sex ratio of the inhabitants highly exposed to dioxin.
Source: Paolo Mocarelli, University of Milano Bicocca
URL: http://www.newmoa.org/prevention/topichub/107/dioxin_and_sex

Dioxin and PCBs Linked to Endometriosis
Abstract: Discusses study showing dioxin causes endometriosis in rhesus monkeys.
Source: Rachel's Environment and Health News #364
URL: http://www.ejnet.org/rachel/rhwn364.htm

Dioxin in Depth
Abstract: Contains in-depth articles on sources and trends of dioxins (including incinerators, combustors, and trash-burning) and health problems caused by dioxins (including dioxins in breast milk and decreasing body levels of dioxins).
Source: Chlorine Chemistry Council
URL: http://www.dioxinfacts.org/

Dioxins and Furans: Where They Come From
Abstract: Covers how dioxins and furans are produced through manufacturing and burning.
Source: Know Your Environment: A Publication of the Environmental Associates
URL: http://www.newmoa.org/prevention/topichub/107/dioxins_and_fu

Dioxins and Their Effects on Human Health
Abstract: Discusses chemistry and sources of dioxins, health effects associated with dioxins, how people can lower their dioxin intake, and what the World Health Organization is doing to lower dioxin levels in the food chain.
Source: World Health Organization
URL: http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs225/en/index.htm

Estimating Exposure to Dioxin-Like Compounds Volume I: Executive Summary
Abstract: Contains sections on properties, sources, environmental levels, and background sources of dioxin; site-specific assessment procedures for dioxin; and recommendations for future dioxin research.
Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://cfpub.epa.gov/si/si_public_record_Report.cfm?dirEntry

Fact Sheet - Reporting Dioxin and Dioxin-Like Compounds [PDF]
Abstract: Discusses the classifying, filing, reporting, and quantifying of dioxin-like compounds.
Source: Massachusetts Office of Technical Assistance
URL: http://www.mass.gov/dep/toxics/laws/mwcfinal.pdf

Groundbreaking Test Finds Dioxins in Food
Abstract: Contains article showing food contamination results.
Source: Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health
URL: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/test-finds-dioxins-in-food.

How To Start To Stop Dioxin Exposure in Your Community
Abstract: Focuses on sources, health effects, and problems of dioxins. It further discusses ways to the current path to stop dioxin exposure and ways individuals can get involved in their communities.
Source: Citizens Clearinghouse for Hazardous Waste
URL: http://www.ejnet.org/dioxin/dioxin.html

Mechanism of Dioxin Action [PDF]
Abstract: Focuses on the molecular mechanism of dioxin action and enzymes that dioxins can introduce.
Source: Michael S. Denison, Professor of Environmental Toxicology
URL: http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/picrender.fcgi?artid=309073

Questions and Answers about Dioxins
Abstract: Focuses on answering questions about dioxins, EPA's dioxin report, food safety, and risk assessment.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://www.fda.gov/Food/FoodborneIllnessContaminants/Chemica

San Francisco Bay Area Dioxin Air-Monitoring Network
Abstract: Discusses program conducted throughout the Bay Area in California, sampling ambient air and testing it for dioxins.
Source: Bay Area Air Quality Management District
URL: http://www.arb.ca.gov/aaqm/qmosopas/dioxins/dioxins.htm

Survey of Dioxin and Furan Compounds in Sediments of Florida Panhandle Bay Systems [PDF]
Abstract: Discusses case study on Pensacola, Florida, in which high levels of dioxin were discovered in sediment samples.
Source: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
URL: http://www.newmoa.org/prevention/topichub/107/survey_of_diox

Technical Fact Sheet on Dioxin (2,3,7,8-TCDD)
Abstract: Lists health effects, release patterns, and environmental fate of TCDD.
Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
URL: http://water.epa.gov/drink/contaminants/basicinformation/dio

The Belgian Dioxin Crisis and Its Effects on Agricultural Production and Exports
Abstract: Discusses how egg and egg-containing products from Belgium, France, and the Netherlands and animal feed from European countries were detained at ports of entry into the United States in 1999 because the products were possibly contaminated with dioxins.
Source: Food and Drug Administration
URL: http://www.ers.usda.gov/publications/aer-agricultural-econom

Thyroid Hormone Disruption: Dioxins Linked to Attention Deficit, Learning Problems
Abstract: Discusses how behavioral, learning, and memory problems due to dioxin exposure, both prenatally and during infancy, may be linked to disruption of the thyroid hormone.
Source: University of Maryland, Baltimore
URL: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/01/980113155609.ht


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