Definitions for "Dioxins"
A class of chlorinated organic chemicals. The reference standard is 2,4,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzodioxin (TCDD), to which all other dioxin/furan emissions are toxicologically weighted.
Toxic (poisonous) compounds which are by-products of the making of substances such as herbicides and disinfectants.
A family of toxic substances that are the byproducts of the production of some chemicals. Most dioxin pollution comes from the burning of chlorinated material. Dioxins are a possible emission from the incinerator.
Keywords:  pcdd, see