Consultation on assessment of the health risk of dioxins; re-evaluation of the tolerable daily intake (TDI): Executive Summary

@article{Larsen2000ConsultationOA,
  title={Consultation on assessment of the health risk of dioxins; re-evaluation of the tolerable daily intake (TDI): Executive Summary},
  author={John Christian Larsen},
  journal={Food Additives \& Contaminants},
  year={2000},
  volume={17},
  pages={223 - 240}
}
  • J. Larsen
  • Published 1 April 2000
  • Chemistry, Biology
  • Food Additives & Contaminants
Polychlorinated dibenzodioxins (PCDDs), polychlorinated dibenzofurans (PCDFs) and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) constitute a group of persistent environmental chemicals. A number of dioxin or furan congeners, as well as some co-planar PCBs have been shown to exert a number of toxic responses similar to those of 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD), the most toxic dioxin. These e€ ects include dermal toxicity, immunotoxicity, reproductive e€ ects and teratogenicity, endocrine disruption… 

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