A mortality analysis of employees engaged in the manufacture of 2,4,5-trichlorophenoxyacetic acid.

@article{Ott1980AMA,
  title={A mortality analysis of employees engaged in the manufacture of 2,4,5-trichlorophenoxyacetic acid.},
  author={Marvin Gerald Ott and B B Holder and Richard D. Olson},
  journal={Journal of occupational medicine. : official publication of the Industrial Medical Association},
  year={1980},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={47-50}
}
There have been few published reports regarding surveillance of individuals occupationally exposed to 2,4,5-trichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4,5-T). The present study examined the mortality experience of 204 persons exposed to 2,4,5-T during its manufacture from 1950 to 1971. Length of employment in job assignments within the 2,4,5-T process area ranged from less than one year to a maximum of approximately ten years. Efforts to minimize 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) contamination of… CONTINUE READING

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