A few of the names you encounter will include:
Nitro is a Monsanto plant in Nitro, West Virginia.
Memos and documents authored by R. Emmet Kelly in St. Louis are Monsanto internal documents.
Memos and Documents authored in Newark are Diamond-Alkali (Later Diamond Shamrock).
Dow documents from the 1950's are correspondence with a German company, Boeringer-Sohn, during a process in which Dow purchased know-how from Boeringer, subject to a confidentiality agreement, on how to avoid formation of dioxin during the manufacturing process of Trichlorophenol, which is a component of 2,4,5-T.
5 May 2015 - UKs Use of TCDD During the “Malayan Emergency” in 1952
11 Aug 09 - From Vietnam's THANHNIENNews.com Cry For Justice alleging chemical companies and US Government knew the AO dangers
8 Nov 08 - Feb 22, 1957 DOW letter referencing discussion in 1955 of reducing chloracne exciters in product mixtures
6 Nov 08 - February,1957, DOW Chemical Company letter addressing the known issue of chloracne among the production work force.
6 Nov 08 - March, 1957 letter discussing DOW Chemical's description of 2,3,7,8-T as the "most toxic compound they have ever experienced."
8 Nov 08 - July 29, 1957 memo reporting identity of "a highly active [component] in causing chloracne
8 Nov 08 - Oct. 11, 1957 memo addressing need to reduce TCDD byproduct of manufacturing.
9 Nov 08 - Sept 30, 1959, The German firm reports success in eliminating the component tetrachlorodibenzo dioxide (TCDD) or dioxin - eliminating this rendered the chemical inactive for chloracne
6 Nov 08 - January, 1965 DOW Chemical letter discussing Trichlorolphenol - Note the mention of NaCl (salt) and higher temperatures (Re: Salt water and desalination heat)
8 Nov 08 - March 29, 1965 Dow report of meeting discussion worker contamination, chiefly Chloracne and fatigue
6 Nov 08 - March, 1965 Letter from Nitro discussing DOW presentation given to Representatives of Hercules, Diamond, and Hooker covering dioxin, a potent carcinogen
8 Nov 08 - August 10, 1965, Naugatuck Chemicals memo mentions a DOW tour re:dioxin and 2 workmen in Germany killed by dioxin.
9 Nov 08 - January 4, 1966, Monsanto Nitro reports large monthly production and poor product quality
8 Nov 08 - Internal research memo in analysis to reduce TCDD (often referred to in these documents as TDD)
8 Nov 08 - Monsanto (St. Louis) document stating 1 ppm would cause chloracne
8 Nov 08 - DOW Chemical document - transcript expected soon.
9 Nov 08 - Sept. 7, 1967 DOW Chemical identifies Agent Orange produced under military directive in specific formulation by the government as a weapon
12 Nov 08 - January, 1968 - Shell Chemical letter and mention of 'Picloram in Vietnam.'
6 Nov 08 - January, 1969 Nitro Technical Memo re: reducing dioxin from 50ppm to 5ppm
6 Nov 08 - December, 1969 letter discussing dioxin, known as 2,3,7,8-T, being know in the late 1950's as a problem with chloracne