TITLE

Dioxin in single-use diapers and tampons

AUTHOR(S)
Smolonsky, Marc
PUB. DATE
June 1993
SOURCE
Mothering;Summer93, Issue 67, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Answers why dioxin-contaminated wood-pulp-based products are still sold to the public inspite of the toxic effect on women and children. Campaigns of industry giants; Scientifically insupportable claims; Dioxin as a carcinogen; Multiple toxic effects; Tests to determine toxic levels of dioxin. INSET: Is dioxin a by-product of cotton..., by Phillip J. Wakelyn..
ACCESSION #
9401270205

 

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