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Dioxin Research

Glycol Ethers

Acute (short-term) exposure to high levels of the glycol ethers in humans results in narcosis, pulmonary edema, and severe liver and kidney damage. Chronic (long-term) exposure to

Lead

When lead is inhaled or swallowed, it can affect almost every organ and system in the body, including the nervous system.

Dioxin

Dioxins have no common uses. They are manufactured on a small scale for chemical and toxicological research, but mostly exist as by-products of industrial processes such as

BPA

Why is EPA concerned? Because BPA is a reproductive, developmental, and systemic toxicant in animal studies and is weakly estrogenic, there are questions about its potential impact

Atrazine

If you are exposed to atrazine, many factors determine whether you'll be harmed. These factors include the dose (how much), the duration (how long), and how you come in contact

Arsenic

Agent Blue, is one of the "rainbow herbicides" that is known for its use by the United States during the Vietnam War. It contained a mixture of dimethylarsinic acid (also known as
Perflourinated Compounds (PFCs)

Flame Retardants (PFCs)

SUPERFUND SITE EXPOSURES Wurtsmith Air Force Base>>>Learn more>>>EPA ID# MI5570024278>>>Wurtsmith is currently being investigated for releases of
2,4-D Herbicide

2,4 -D Herbicide

Rise of the Superweeds Human Health and 2,4-D Farming and 2,4-D Risks to Children from 2,4-D Pets, Wildlife and 2,4-D

February is American Heart Health Month

Were you exposed to Agent Orange during service and have ischemic heart disease? You may qualify for VA benefits.  Learn more. Veterans Health Administration Update: AGENT ORANGE