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Being exposed to benzene

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Myelodysplastic disorderits - Being exposed to benzene Factor

Last reviewed for CCPS 08 January 2007.

Investigative Documents

Claimant Report - Exposure to Benzene [CR9087]

Preliminary questions [30248]

22710

there is some evidence that being exposed to benzene may be a factor in the development of the condition under consideration.

30250the veteran has established the causal connection between being exposed to benzene and VEA service for the clinical onset of myelodysplastic disorder.

30251the veteran has established the causal connection between being exposed to benzene and operational service for the clinical onset of myelodysplastic disorder.

or

30252the veteran has established the causal connection between being exposed to benzene and eligible service for the clinical onset of myelodysplastic disorder.

Clinical onset and operational service [30251]

22562 the veteran was exposed to benzene on at least 300 days within a continuous two year period before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

37024

where the veteran was exposed to benzene on at least 300 days within a continuous two year period before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration, the first exposure occurred at least 5 years before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

22639

operational service made a material contribution to the veteran being exposed to benzene on at least 300 days within a continuous two year period before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration where the first exposure occurred at least 5 years before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

Clinical onset and eligible service [30252]

22566

the veteran was exposed to benzene on at least 750 days within a continuous five year period before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration where the clinical onset occurred within thirty years of that period.

22569

where the veteran was exposed to benzene on at least 750 days within a continuous five year period before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration and the clinical onset occurred within thirty years of that period, the first exposure occurred more than ten years before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

22640

eligible service made a material contribution to the veteran being exposed to benzene on at least 750 days within a continuous five year period before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration where the clinical onset occurred within thirty years of that period and where the first exposure occurred more than ten years before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.