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Focus Sheet: Hazards of Dioxin

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01-04-010January 2001
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Author(s) Singleton, Stacie
Description Dioxin compounds are formed inadvertently by a number of human and natural activities. These activities include combustion and incineration, forest fires, chlorine bleaching of pulp and paper, certain types of chemical manufacturing and processing, and other industrial processes. This document discusses dioxins and their hazards.
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Keywords hazards, pulp, hazard, Focus sheet, PBTs, PCBs, pollution prevention, dioxin

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