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Key points Part Four

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Late 80's Breast Study Results to WHO where misleading to say the least. actual test result showed NZ as one of the highest in the world for Dioxin Levels in Breast Milk

10 years Later, Nationwide Dioxin Test was under taken and no one from Paritutu where in this test

The results where reported as 3 fold that of the National average however they used data which was 7 years old and where aware it would have an bias which would lower the results againt the national average. see next image

It actual Fact the Paritutu results where 5 fold the National average

Ministerial Inquiry 1987 : They where aware it would have an bias which would lower the results againt the national average.

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Study by Professor Neil Pearce show Cancer Risk for Workers in IWD had a very high risk for cancer in comparison to the NZ Background population

Study: Cancer threat for IWD workers Oct 19, 2004 6:30 AM DOC 10075

Workers exsposed to dioxins have higher cancer rates "The Medical News"

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Professor Neil Pearce: Massey University
Centre for Public Health Research,Wellington
New Zealand. Email: n.e.pearce@massey.ac.nz

Director of Public Health on record saying to the New Zealand Public : 245t "Safe to drink many litres a day" Misleading the New Zealand People about the safety and risks to exposure to 245t

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"Safe to drink many litres a day"

Burst disk 1986 which eventually resulted in a year long Ministerial Inquiry and the cessation of 245t production:

This is during my Time of Employment at Steel and Tube NZ Ltd:

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Public Told Days after the event

Ministerial Committee of Inquiry to Advise on the Impact on the Health of the Residents in New Plymouth from the Manufacture of Pesticides was formed and the Chairman was Professor GL Brinkman, the report was published and became commonaly known as "The Brinkman Report"

Ministerial Inquiry 1987 outcome recommended the third 10 fold drop in the allowable dioxin levels in 245t , this made production virtually impossible and was the catalyst for the stopping of 245t production at IWD

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Brinkman report: APPENDIX 11

Recommendations: Page 46
IWD should be asked to demonstrate more clearly the basis for its calculations showing a loss of less than 30 nanograms of TCDD.

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Brinkman report: Page 16 Recommendations: The Committee's recommendations are as follows:

1: That the manufacture and use of 2,4,5-T continue for a period of 12 months, provided that the dioxin content in any new product manufactured after 30 June, 1987 is reduced to one part per billion.

pointer OUTCOME: IWD Cease Manufacture of 245t