Detection of Polychlorinated Dibenzo-p-dioxins and Polychlorinated Dibenzofurans in Some Environmental Samples from the Palestinian Territories (Research Note)

Hasan S. Dweik, Saleh A. Abu-Lafi, Imad M. A. Odeh

Abstract


Polychlorinated Dibenzo-p-Dioxin (PCDD) and Dibenzofuran (PCDF) congener levels from different sources such as cesspool waste, incinerator ash, and commercial 2,4-D herbicide in the Palestinian West Bank territories were detected. Results indicated the presence of high levels of both dioxins and furans in these sources.

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