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2,4-D and cancer: EPA remains indecisive while reporting new evidence of dioxin contamination

Journal of Pesticide Reform 13(2): 28
2,4-D and cancer: EPA remains indecisive while reporting new evidence of dioxin contamination
It is reported that the Special Joint Committee on the Weight of Evidence of Carcenogenicity of 2,4-D concluded that there is 'weakly suggestive' evidence that 2,4-D is a human carcinogen.

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