The long-term intake of dioxins can be expressed in:
In these units, I-TEQ stands for International Toxicity Equivalent (and is sometimes omitted in writing).More...
The uptake of dioxins by living organisms leads to accumulation in the body, resulting in a body burden.More...
Table2. : Estimated tissue concentrations in human
populations exposed to dioxin and dioxin-like compounds
Table 7: Estimated daily dietary intake of PCBs in the USA. a
Dioxin Body Burden
Toxic Equivalents Scheme (TEFs & TEQs)
Daily Dioxin IntakesSome average daily intakes for long term exposures to dioxins:
Mass (weight) Units