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

       42 - What is margin of exposure

bulletMOE is a term to compare body burden levels to where adverse effects occur
bulletPrefer MOE > 100
bulletWith dioxin,  MOE for biochemical effects may not exist at all
bulletMOE < 10 for clearly adverse non-cancer responses
bulletMOE ~10-100 for cancer
bulletExcess risk ~ 1/1000

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