Health Effects of Military who served in Vietnam, 

from the most sure to the least:   (Maybe NOT Dioxin?)

(do these look like Korean vets? *   Gulf war syndrome vets?)

Soft tissue sarcoma  *

Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma   NHL

Hodgkin's disease

Chloracne (this however IS from dioxin)

Porphyria cutanea tarda * (in genetically susceptible individuals)  * high blood sugar, low HGB this example

Respiratory cancers (lung, larynx, trachea)

Prostate cancer

Multiple myeloma

Hepatobiliary cancers

Nasal/nasopharyngeal cancer

Bone cancer

Female reproductive cancers (breast, cervical, uterine, ovarian)

Renal cancer

Testicular cancer

Leukemia

Spontaneous abortion

Birth defects

Neonatal/infant death and stillbirths

Low birthweight

Childhood cancer in offspring

Abnormal sperm parameters and infertility

Cognitive and neuropsychiatric disorders

Motor/coordination dysfunction

Peripheral nervous system disorders

Metabolic and digestive disorders (diabetes, changes in liver enzymes, lipid abnormalities, ulcers)

Immune system disorders (immune modulation and autoimmunity)

Circulatory disorders

Respiratory disorders

Skin cancer

Gastrointestinal tumors (stomach cancer, pancreatic cancer, colon cancer, rectal cancer)

Bladder cancer

Brain tumors

http://www.landscaper.net/agent.htm

"...to care for him who shall
  have borne the battle"


                   
Abraham Lincoln

Davo, Very nice web site
 
What is Agent Orange alone supposed to do?
 

Which formulations would also have had some 2-butoxyethanol 

(a solvent, pesticide, a neurotoxin and a poison)  *

 

I was told that it was part of the mix

to help the composition adhere to the foliage  *

 
Thank you for your help
 
Margaret 
PO Box 233
Valdez, AK 99686
 
This component would also do such things as listed, non-Hodgkins lymphoma, leukemias,

Skin cancer

Gastrointestinal tumors (stomach cancer, pancreatic cancer, colon cancer, rectal cancer)

Bladder cancer

Brain tumors  NOTE

Some of the Things 2-butoxyethanol does - these & more

*

did it start like a Flu? mono? *

1-31-05

        More helps for doctors:

www.valdezlink.com/why_fatigue.htm

www.valdezlink.com/gwv/why_fatigue.htm

       AND the Best Research I Found

www.valdezlink.com/2-bmsds03.htm

& there is extra info that doctors can pull up for free ...  with more explanation ...

e-mail

What about the children? spina bifida? *

Looking for what Dioxin does - 

Maybe it WAS the jet fuel

 

Chemical Name: Dioxin (2,3,7,8-TCDD)
CAS Number: 1746-01-6

http://www.pesticideinfo.org/Detail_Chemical.jsp?Rec_Id=PC35857

http://www.cqs.com/edioxin.htm

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Dioxins (CDDs)

PDF File for Chlorinated Dibenzo-p-Dioxins (CDDs) ToxFAQ™ (File Size 110k)

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Other Names for this Chemical
About Chemical Synonyms
04068 (CA DPR Chem Code) , 1746-01-6 (CAS Number) , 1746016 , 1746016 (CAS Number) , 2,3,7,8-TCDD (as impurity or contaminant) , 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-1,4-dioxin , 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin , 2,3,7,8-tetraclorodibenzo-p-dioxin , 4068 (CA DPR Chem Code) , 600000 (US EPA PC Code) , Dibenzo(b,e)(1,4)dioxin, 2,3,7,8-tetrachloro- , Dibenzo-p-dioxin, 2,3,7,8-tetrachloro- (6CI, 7CI, 8CI) , Dioxin (2,3,7,8-TCDD) , Dioxin (as impurity or contaminant) , Dioxin2378TCDD , Dioxins , Polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins , TCDBD , TCDD

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CAS:1746-01-6

DIBENZO-P-DIOXIN, 2,3,7,8-TETRACHLORO-; (2,3,7,8-TETRACHLORODIBENZO-P-DIOXIN)

CAS:108-88-3

Ingred Name:TOLUENE

Hazards -

Reports of Carcinogenicity:NTP:NO IARC:NO OSHA:NO Health Hazards Acute and Chronic:   ACUTE: HARMFUL/FATAL IF SWALLOWED. VAP HARMFUL IF INHALED. SYMPS: HDCH, DIZZ, HALLUCINATIONS, DISTORTED PERCEPTIONS, CHANGES IN MOTOR ACTIVITY, NAUS, RESP IRRIT, CNS DEPRESS, UNCON, LIVER, KIDNEY & LU NG DMG. CONT MAY CAUSE SEV EYE IRRIT. MAY CAUSE SKIN IRRIT.

CHRONIC: TOLUENE APPEARS ON THE NAVY (EFTS OF OVEREXPOSURE) Explanation of Carcinogenicity:NOT RELEVANT. Effects of Overexposure:HLTH HAZ: OCCUPATIONAL CHEMICAL REPRODUCTIVE HAZARDS LIST. Medical Cond Aggravated by Exposure: RESPIRATORY, LIVER AND KIDNEY CONDITIONS.

DIOXIN MIX, M-8280A -- 6850-00N072524

CAS:1746-01-6     Fraction by Wt: 0.0005%

CAS:40321-76-4    Fraction by Wt: 0.0005%

CAS:39227-28-6    Fraction by Wt: 0.0005%

CAS:35822-46-9    Fraction by Wt: 0.0005%

CAS:3268-87-9     Fraction by Wt: 0.0005%

CAS:108-88-3  Toluene Fraction by Wt: 99.99%

Toluene is a teratogen

Toluene    *    2538, 1545, 1361 an organic solvent, can affect your brain  MSDS *  
toluene inhalation experience - non EVOS  *

 

2,2,6-Trimethyl-4H-1,3-Dioxin-4-One

Common Name: 1,4-Dioxane CAS Number: 123-91-1

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