Translation of dioxin in Spanish:


dioxina, n.

Pronunciation /daɪˈɑksən/ /dʌɪˈɒksɪn/

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    dioxina feminine
    • Activists also charge that inappropriate operation of incinerators creates not only air pollution but also toxic dioxin.
    • He discussed how the manufacture of PVC creates the unwanted byproduct of dioxin, a potent carcinogen.
    • That view is shared by the usually mild US Environmental Protection Agency following their extensive three-year study that proved dioxin to be more toxic than had originally been believed.
    • The pulp and paper industry has historically discharged dioxin and other environmental toxins into rivers and streams.
    • The by-product of this process, dioxin, is thought to be linked to cervical cancer and also has harmful effects on the environment.
    • Thousands of ducks and a million duck eggs have been destroyed after the toxic chemical dioxin was found in eggs at a supermarket, the government said yesterday.
    • The Stockholm Convention, to which Australia is a signatory, bans, or seeks to eliminate 12 of the worst organic pollutants including dioxin.
    • Some commentators recommend avoiding fatty fish because more PCBs, DDT, dioxin, and other chemical compounds will be found in the fat.
    • Arsenic and dioxin in the herbicides are expected to pose a health threat long into the future.
    • Some of the herbicide contained dioxin, one of the world's deadliest poisons.
    • But until two years ago, the pleasures of Zamami were spoiled by the presence of a garbage incinerator that spewed highly toxic dioxin into the atmosphere.
    • FDA has since recommended that clays used as desiccants in feed processing be tested for dioxin.
    • A 1995 study shows that the amount of dioxin produced during waste incineration depends more on the method of incineration than on the chlorine content of the waste.
    • No trees will be cut for Whole Earth and no chlorine used in paper making (thus releasing no dioxin into the environment).
    • The amounts of dioxin in the environment are very low.
    • The Jiading factory will be able to burn at 850 degrees centigrade, hot enough to destroy dioxin, a poisonous chemical compound found in some waste, said the engineer on that project.
    • But dioxin and related toxic chemicals are detectable in the body years after exposure.
    • Cigarettes contain many pesticide residues, some chlorine chemicals that when burned produce dioxin, a known human carcinogen and cause of a host of diseases.
    • In addition, the manufacture and incineration of PVC releases dioxin, a known human carcinogen, into the environment.
    • Poly-vinyl chloride, or PVC, is targeted as a primary producer of dioxin.