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Spraying or decanting a herbicide

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Myeloma - Spraying or decanting a herbicide Factor

Last reviewed for CCPS 30 April 2004.

Investigative Documents

Claimant Report - Herbicides Containing 2,4-D or 2,4,5-T [CR9152]

Preliminary questions [33559]

28423

there is some evidence that spraying or decanting a herbicide may be a factor in the development of the condition under consideration.

33509the veteran has established the causal connection between spraying or decanting a herbicide and operational service for the clinical onset of myeloma.

Clinical onset and operational service [33509]

28428 on operational service, the veteran sprayed or decant a herbicide containing 2,4-dichloro-phenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D) or 2,4,5-trichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4,5-T).

28429

on operational service, the veteran sprayed or decant a herbicide containing 2,4-dichloro-phenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D) or 2,4,5-trichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4,5-T) in circumstances likely to result in inhalation or absorption of the herbicide.

28430

on operational service, the veteran sprayed or decant a herbicide containing 2,4-dichloro-phenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D) or 2,4,5-trichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4,5-T) in circumstances likely to result in inhalation or absorption of the herbicide at least 5 years before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

28431

the spraying or decanting on operational service of a herbicide containing 2,4-dichloro-phenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D) or 2,4,5-trichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4,5-T) was due to the veteran's serious default, wilful act or serious breach of discipline.