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Drinking Water Criteria Document for 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-P-Dioxin (Final Draft)

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The Office of Drinking Water (ODW), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has prepared a Drinking Water Criteria Document on 2,3,7,8-TCDD. This Criteria Document is an extensive review of the following topics: Physical and chemical properties of 2,3,7,8-TCDD; Toxicokinetics and human exposure to 2,3,7,8-TCDD; Health Effects of 2,3,7,8-TCDD; Health Effects of 2,3,7,8-TCDD in humans and animals; Mechanisms of toxicity of 2,3,7,8-TCDD; Quantification of toxicological effects of 2,3,7,8-TCDD.

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Basu, D., P. Durkin, AND D. Tullis. Drinking Water Criteria Document for 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-P-Dioxin (Final Draft). U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C., EPA/600/X-84/194-1 (NTIS PB86117983).


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