An Exposure Assessment of Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers (PBDE) (Final)
EPA announces the release of the final report, An Exposure Assessment of Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers, as announced in a May 24, 2010 Federal Register Notice.
This final report provides a comprehensive assessment of the exposure of Americans to this class of persistent organic pollutants. Individual chapters in this document address: the production, use, and lifecycle of PBDEs; environmental fate; environmental levels; and human exposure.
|Dec 2008||EPA released the draft report for public review and comment.|
|Feb 2009||An independent contractor initiated a letter review of the draft report.|
|May 2010||Following the external peer review and comments, EPA updated the report and released the final document.|
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