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Chemical Tetrachlorodibenzodioxin

Name Tetrachlorodibenzodioxin
CAS Type 1 Name Dibenzo(b,e)(1,4)dioxin, 2,3,7,8-tetrachloro-
Equivalent Terms 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin | TCDD
CAS Registry Number 1746-01-6
Definition A polychlorinated dioxin formed as a by-product of incomplete combustion. It has been shown to be carcinogenic in experimental studies, and is an environmental toxin, with potential health risks to humans. This is a CTD-exclusive term that describes a chemical often referenced in the toxicology literature. The MeSH ID below was used by MeSH when this chemical was part of the MeSH controlled vocabulary.
Structure Tetrachlorodibenzodioxin
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MeSH® ID D013749
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1. ChemicalsOrganic Chemicals Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Dioxins and Dioxin-like Compounds Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Dioxins Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Polychlorinated Dibenzodioxins Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Tetrachlorodibenzodioxin Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references
2. ChemicalsHeterocyclic Compounds Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Heterocyclic Compounds, Fused-Ring Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Heterocyclic Compounds, 3-Ring Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Polychlorinated Dibenzodioxins Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Tetrachlorodibenzodioxin Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references

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