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Compound Summary for: CID 15625

Tetrachlorodibenzodioxin

Also known as: Tetradioxin, Dioxin, TCDD, 2,3,7,8-TETRACHLORODIBENZO-P-DIOXIN, Dioxine, 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorooxanthrene, TCDBD
Molecular Formula: C12H4Cl4O2   Molecular Weight: 321.97096   InChIKey: HGUFODBRKLSHSI-UHFFFAOYSA-N
A chemical by-product that results from burning or incinerating chlorinated industrial chemicals and other hydrocarbons. This compound is considered an environmental toxin, and may pose reproductive, as well as, other health risks for animals and humans.   From: MeSH
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