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n. - Any of several toxic or carcinogenic hydrocarbons that occur as impurities in herbicides.

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  • Some facilities added as little as 4% TDF and experienced as much as a 4,140% increase in dioxin and furan emissions.
  • Agent Orange contained a known carcinogen called dioxin, which is also found in herbicides and pesticides used by U.S.
  • In addition, bleaching paper with chlorine can produce dioxin, which is known to cause cancer.
  • Some disposable diapers contain dioxin, which is a harmful by-product caused by the bleaching of paper. for more
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