Dioxins

Oz Oz at upthorpe.demon.co.uk
Fri Oct 16 16:51:21 EST 1998


In article <MPG.10914a47a15d6f35989a65 at news.teleport.com>, Larry
Caldwell <larryc at teleport.com> writes

>The main ingredient, 2,4-5-T, is no longer 
>manufactured because it proved impossible to manufacture without traces 
>of dioxins.

Actually not true. It's still approved in the UK and the dioxin level
has always been strictly controlled for ag sprays here.

Note: It is impossible to use bleach (and other free chlorine containing
chemicals) without producing traces of dioxin. It's not the presence,
it's the dose that counts.

-- 
Oz



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