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Dioxin, Are we at risk?: presented by EPA's Linda Birnbaum PhD

       18 - How you are exposed makes little difference

bulletDioxins are well absorbed from the GI tract and the lungs, but slowly
absorbed from the skin
bulletOnce absorbed, dioxins primarily lodge in the liver and fat
bulletDioxins are primarily eliminated after metabolism, which is very slow
bulletAverage half-life 7 to 7.5 years

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