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Body Burden: The Pollution in Newborns: Test Results

July 14, 2005

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  2,3,7,8-TBDD (tetradioxin)

2,3,7,8-TBDD (tetradioxin) was not found in any of the samples above the limits of detection.


About 2,3,7,8-TBDD (tetradioxin)
CAS RN50585-41-6
Chemical ClassBrominated dioxin
Chemical SubClassTetrabrominated dioxin
Usesno commercial uses, pollution from incineration of products containing brominated fire retardants



Suspected Health Concerns for 2,3,7,8-TBDD (tetradioxin)
No information on health effects associated with this chemical is available in seven standard toxicity references.

References for Health Effects