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Seveso

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Seveso is a small city in northern Italy where on 10th July 1976, after an explosion at a TCP (trichlorophenol) manufacturing plant, a cloud of chemicals travelled over parts of the city and some adjacent communities who were exposed to the chemicals in cloud. 2,3,7,8-TCDD was one chemical in this cloud.

Source: GreenFacts

Related words:

Dioxin(s) - TCDD

To read about this term in context:

GreenFacts Summary on Dioxins:

Translation(s):

Español: Seveso
Français: Seveso

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