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March 25, 1983

Incorrect Units of Measure

JAMA. 1983;249(12):1567. doi:10.1001/jama.1983.03330360021026

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An error occurred in the COUNCIL REPORT "Health Effects of Agent Orange and Dioxin Contaminants," published in the Oct 15 issue of The Journal (1982;248:1895-1897). On page 1896, column 3, the last sentence of the second full paragraph should have read as follows: "Samples of fat from beef cattle and samples of milk from cows that had grazed on 2,4,5-T-treated pasture or rangeland, in addition to human milk from an area where 2,4,5-T herbicides were used repeatedly during a 20-year period, had small to undetectable (not more than 10 parts per trillion) amounts of TCDD."