Volume 2 Chapter 5.0 Index
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01 5.0 5.3.3

5.0 BACKGROUND EXPOSURES TO CDD, CDF, AND PCB CONGENERS 5-1

5.1. INTRODUCTION 5-1

5.2. PREVIOUS ASSESSMENTS OF BACKGROUND EXPOSURES 5-1

5.3. UPDATED ASSESSMENT OF BACKGROUND EXPOSURES 5-8

5.3.1. North American Exposures 5-12

5.3.2. Comparison of Previous North American Studies to This Study 5-12

5.3.3. Comparison of Previous European Studies to this Study 5-15

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02 5.4. REF

5.4. ASSESSMENT OF BACKGROUND EXPOSURES ON THE BASIS OF BODY BURDEN DATA 5-18

5.4.1. Human Adipose Tissue and Blood Data 5-18

5.4.2. Dermal Exposure 5-27

5.5. HIGHLY EXPOSED POPULATIONS 5-28

5.5.1. Nursing Infants 5-29

5.5.2 Subsistence Fishers 5-33

5.5.3. Subsistence Farmers 5-34

REFERENCES FOR CHAPTER 5 5-35

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