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Exposure to TCDD

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Peripheral neuropathy - Exposure to TCDD Factor

Last reviewed for CCPS 15 March 2006.

Investigative Documents

Claimant Report - Exposure to a Chemical Agent Contaminated By 2,3,7,8 TCDD (Dioxin) [CR9258]

Preliminary questions [35743]

35744

there is some evidence that exposure to a chemical agent contaminated by TCCD may be a factor in the development of the condition under consideration.

35745 the veteran experienced inhalation, ingestion, or having cutaneous contact with a chemical agent contaminated by TCCD within the thirty days before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

35746the veteran has established the causal connection between inhalation, ingestion, or having cutaneous contact with a chemical agent contaminated by TCCD and VEA service for the clinical onset of peripheral neuropathy.

35747the veteran has established the causal connection between inhalation, ingestion, or having cutaneous contact with a chemical agent contaminated by TCCD and operational service for the clinical onset of peripheral neuropathy.

or

35748the veteran has established the causal connection between inhalation, ingestion, or having cutaneous contact with a chemical agent contaminated by TCCD and eligible service for the clinical onset of peripheral neuropathy.

Clinical onset and operational service [35747]

35749

on operational service, the veteran experienced inhalation, ingestion, or having cutaneous contact with a chemical agent contaminated by TCCD within the thirty days before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

35752

the veteran's inhalating, ingesting, or having cutaneous contact with a chemical agent contaminated by TCCD within the thirty days before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration, on operational service, was due to the veteran's serious default, wilful act or serious breach of discipline.

Clinical onset and eligible service [35748]

35750

on eligible service, the veteran experienced inhalation, ingestion, or having cutaneous contact with a chemical agent contaminated by TCCD within the thirty days before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

35751

as a causal result of eligible service, the veteran experienced inhalation, ingestion, or having cutaneous contact with a chemical agent contaminated by TCCD within the thirty days before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

35753

the veteran's inhalating, ingesting, or having cutaneous contact with a chemical agent contaminated by TCCD within the thirty days before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration, on eligible service, was due to the veteran's serious default, wilful act or serious breach of discipline.