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Main Title Brominated flame retardants : rising levels of concern /
Author Janssen, Sarah.
Publisher Health Care Without Harm,
Year Published 2005
OCLC Number 60858361
Subjects Polybrominated diphenyl ethers--Environmental aspects ; Polybrominated diphenyl ethers--Toxicology
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EJBM  RA1242.P69J36 2005 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 07/15/2005
Collation 33 p.: ill. ; 28 cm.
Notes
Cover title. "June 2005" Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Notes
Overview of Brominated flame retardants -- Example of BFRs already banned -- Widespread use of BFRs -- Market Demand -- BFRs in products -- BFRs in health care products -- Environmental fate and transport -- Breakdown in the Environment -- PBDEs -- -- HBCD -- Formation of dioxin-like compounds -- Exposures -- Wildlife Studies -- PBDEs -- TBBPA -- HBCD -- PBBs -- Human exposures -- Routes of exposure -- Diet -- Dust and indoor air -- Occupational exposures -- Biomonitoring PBDEs in humans -- Fetal exposure -- Toxicity -- Neurodevelopment -- Endocrine disruption: thyroid function -- carcinogenicity -- Other endocrine disrupting concerns -- Reproduction -- Immune suppression -- Teratogenicity -- Dioxin-like effects -- Alternatives to halogenated flame retardants -- Phase-out of halogenated flame retardants -- Regulations inadequate.