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Subject: How/Are dioxins released from plastic?

Date: Tue Oct 14 18:33:43 2003
Posted by Travis
Grade level: 4-6 School: Iolani School
City: Honolulu State/Province: HI Country: United States of America
Area of science: Chemistry
ID: 1066174423.Ch

I am doing a science project on dioxins and need to know about how they are released.  
My sources say that small amounts are released when certain kinds of plastic are 
exposed to microwave rays.  I also have heard rumors of dioxins being released from 
plastic in dumps.  I need some info please!

Re: How/Are dioxins released from plastic?

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