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ID (ISN) del documento59596
Número CIS 93-267
Año 1992
Número de serie ECETOC Technical Report No.49
Título Exposure of man to dioxins - A perspective on industrial waste incineration
Información bibliográfica European Centre for Ecotoxicology and Toxicology of Chemicals, Avenue E. van Nieuwenhuyse 4, (Bte.6), 1160 Bruxelles, Belgium, Sep. 1992. 91p. Bibl.ref.
Resumen The current knowledge of the occurrence, mechanism of formation and environmental fate of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins (PCDDs) and polychlorinated dibenzofurans (PCDFs) is reviewed. Emissions of these materials originating from industrial waste incinerators are examined along with exposure levels, toxicological properties and human health impacts. In man, the only clearly established toxic effect of these compounds is a severe form of acne called chloracne, which is observed after high accidental exposure. Data on other effects, including cancer, are inconclusive.
Descriptores (primarios) dibenzodioxinas cloradas; eliminación de desechos peligrosos; valoración de la exposición; toxicología; residuos industriales; dibenzofuranos clorados
Descriptores (secundarios) efectos tóxicos; revisión bibliográfica; substancias cancerígenas; legislación; limitación de la exposición; polución ambiental; riesgos para la salud; acné clórico
Tipo de documento E - Libros, informes, actas
País / Estado o ProvinciaBélgica
Tema(s) Sustancias tóxicas y peligrosas
Broad subject area(s) Riesgos químicos
Navegación por categoria(s) Exposure evaluation
Heterocyclic compounds
Waste collection and disposal