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    Robert Gibbons

    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



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



    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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