How many dioxins are there?
Not too many people know that dioxins are by-products of various industrial processes. They are commonly regarded as highly toxic compounds that are unfortunately environmental pollutants. It is extremely important to know that dioxins are derivatives of dibenzo-p-dioxin. There are 75 dioxins, and seven of them are extremely toxic. Needless to say, the toxic effects of dioxins are measured in fractional equivalencies. Here are the main toxic effects of dioxins: immunotoxicity, endocrine effects and tumor promotion.