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Dioxins - polychlorinated dibenzodioxins, PCDDs - are halogenated organic compounds with a p-dioxin skeleton. A similar gruoup of compounds are the polychlorinated dibenzofurans (PCDFs).

Online available information on dioxins and related chlorinated compounds.

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General Information

Dioxin Facts
The web page was designed to offer information about dioxins: what they are, where they are produced, why they are of concern and where levels are heading - [e]

Dioxin Homepage
Information site - [e]

Scientific Facts on Dioxins. GreenFacts - [e]

Synthesis of 2,4,5-T and Dioxin
Reaction scheme - [e]


Lecture Notes, Tutorials

An overview - Format: PDF - [e]


Special Information

Draft Dioxin Reassessment
Report, 2000. EPA - [e]


Environmental Chemistry

The Inventory of Sources and Environmental Releases of Dioxin-Like Compounds
... in the United States: The Year 2000 Update (External Review Draft, March 2005; EPA/600/p-03/002A). EPA - [e]


Toxicology and Medicinal Chemistry

Assessment of the health risk of dioxins
Re-evaluation of the Tolerable Daily Intake (TDI). WHO - Format: PDF - [e]

... and related compounds. EPA information site. EPA, NCEA - [e]

Dioxin exposure and health
On 10 July 2007 the Commission adopted the second progress report on the Dioxin Strategy. It summarises the main progress over the period 2004-2006 and is supplemented by an annex containing more detailed descriptions of the developments - [e]

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