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US government orders new look at dioxin

Naturevolume 352page753 (1991) | Download Citation

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The Environmental Protection Agency is evaluating data from the past decade that suggest dioxin's toxicity may be overestimated. A risk assessment model based on biological mechanism is being drawn up.

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