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TCDD

Similar term(s): 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzodioxin, 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-para-dioxin, dibenzo b,e 1,4 dioxin and 2,3,7,8-tetrachloro-1,4-dioxin, 2,3,7,8-TCDD.

Definition:

C12H4Cl4O2. TCDD or 2,3,7,8-TCDD is one of the most potent toxic dioxins and used as a reference for all other dioxins. 1,2,3,7,8-Pentachlorodibenzodioxin is of a similar potency, while the other members of the subset are 10–10 000 times less toxic.

Source: GreenFacts

More:

See GreenFacts Digest on dioxins and toolbox on Toxic Equivalents (I-TEQ) for dioxins and dioxin-like compounds.

Related words:

Dioxin(s) - Dioxin-like - Toxic

Translation(s):

Español: TCDD
Français: TCDD

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