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This topic contains 2 replies, has 3 voices, and was last updated by  Donna 5 months ago.

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    Robert Gibbons
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    For two years I worked at a job that I had to dip my hands into a bucket of MEk (menthol ethol keystone) could this cause MDS. This was 40 years ago

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    mdsfound
    Moderator

    Chronic and high exposure to benzene, other solvents, insecticides or herbicides are known to increase the risk of developing MDS.

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    Donna
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    I am wondering if treating your home with chlordane for termites plays any part in MDS. I have read that homes treated even 30 years ago or more still register something bad in the air quality. They stopped using this chemical in I think the late 70s or 80s because it is considered a carcinogen. Does anybody have any knowledge about this contributing to MDS? I have lived in a house treated with chlordane 43 years ago. Hmmmm. Just wondering.

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