Cause-specific mortality of Dutch chlorophenoxy herbicide manufacturing workers

@article{Boers2009CausespecificMO,
  title={Cause-specific mortality of Dutch chlorophenoxy herbicide manufacturing workers},
  author={Daisy Boers and L{\"u}tzen Portengen and Hendrik B. Bueno-De-Mesquita and Dick J.J. Heederik and Roel C.H. Vermeulen},
  journal={Occupational and Environmental Medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={67},
  pages={24 - 31}
}
Objective: A retrospective cohort study was conducted in two chlorophenoxy herbicide manufacturing factories, producing mainly 2,4,5-trichlorophenoxyacetic acid (factory A) and 4-chloro-2-methylphenoxyacetic acid, 4-chloro-2-methylphenoxy propanoic acid and 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (factory B). Previously, we have shown elevated risks for mortality and cancer mortality in this cohort. The purpose of the current, third follow-up, is to provide an updated assessment of cause-specific… Expand
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