Where Do We Go from Here?
The history of 2,4,5-trichlorophenol and 2,4,5-T can with some justification be described as appalling. As the preceding chapters have shown, both chemicals have caused their share of suffering. Central to the problem is the presence in both of the contaminant dioxin. Workers exposed to high concentrations of dioxin in industry have invariably developed the skin disease chloracne. But this disfiguring condition appears to be only one part of their health problems. The evidence now accruing suggests that these men may be at greater risk of developing soft tissue cancer.
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