TCDD dioxin molecule

TCDD dioxin molecule

A654/0041 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 45.8MB

Downloadable file size: 691.2KB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: TCDD dioxin. Computer model of a molecule of the dioxin 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD). Dioxins are a family of toxic by-products of a number of industrial processes. They have no industrial use themselves. They are persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and build up over time in living tissue (bioaccumulation). Long-term high-level exposure can cause birth defects, cancer and a higher risk of diabetes. TCCD is one of the most toxic of the dioxins. It was used in an assassination attempt on the Ukranian politician Viktor Yushchenko in 2004. In this molecule, atoms are shown as balls and are colour coded: carbon (grey), oxygen (red), chlorine (green) and hydrogen (white).

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: ball and stick, byproduct, carcinogen, carcinogenic, chemical, chemistry, chlorinated, compound, deadly, dioxin, environmental science, harmful, hydrocarbon, illustration, industrial, industry, isomer, lethal, molecular, molecular model, molecule, organic, persistent organic pollutant, poison, poisoning, pollutant, pollution, pop, structure, tcdd, toxic, toxin, viktor yushchenko

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.