2003 CPEO Military List Archive

From: dhenshel@indiana.edu
Date: 15 Jan 2003 16:31:38 -0000
Reply: cpeo-military
Subject: RE: [CPEO-MEF] Toxin
To clarify - Toxicant is any compound made by humans, or manipulated by
humans so that they are in concentrations or other forms - the effect of
which is that it makes them more accessible or bioavailable to living
organisms.  Lead, for example, is naturally occuring, and thus a toxin,
in ore, but is a toxicant in paint or leaded gasoline.

Diane Henshel

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       Sent: Monday, January 13, 2003 3:07 PM
       To: cpeo-military
       Subject: Re: [CPEO-MEF] Toxin

       A more precise term, "toxicant," refers to human-made poisonous
       Jonathan Parfrey

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