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Environmental Toxicity of TCDD

  • E. E. Kenaga
  • L. A. Norris
Part of the Environmental Science Research book series (ESRH, volume 26)

Abstract

Data on toxicity of TCDD to organisms, concentrations in the organisms, and concentrations in the media in and on which the organisms live can help determine the importance of measured levels of TCDD in the environment as part of the hazard assessment process. These toxicity and environmental fate data relationships vary depending on the media (soil, food, water, air) in which TCDD occurs. These variations are indicated by differences among bioconcentration factors, and the no-effect concentrations of TCDD for organisms in different media. Such data are summarized in this report.

Keywords

None None Bioconcentration Factor Environmental Toxicity Dietary Feeding Mosquito Fish 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. E. Kenaga
    • 1
  • L. A. Norris
    • 2
  1. 1.Health and Environmental SciencesThe Dow Chemical CompanyMidlandUSA
  2. 2.U.S. Department of AgricultureForestry Sciences LaboratoryCorvallisUSA

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