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TVNZ/NZPA: “No strong evidence” PCP damages genes

Peter Griffin posted in on June 24th, 2010.

The Ministry of Health says that there is no strong evidence that PCP (dioxin) – which was used for many years to stain timber – has any negative genetic effects, despite claims by sawmill workers that family members suffered a high rate of birth defects. However, should scientists be able to develop a sufficiently robust […]

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