polybrominated biphenyls


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polybrominated biphenyls

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The Technical Regulation restricted the use of six hazardous substances which include lead, mercury, cadmium, hexavalent chromium, polybrominated biphenyls (PBB) and polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE) in eight categories of EEE.
Polybrominated biphenyls (PBBs) and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are classes of persistent organic pollutants that were used as flame retardants in the manufacturing of plastics and electronics (ATSDR 2004) and as coolants in electrical transformers and capacitators (ATSDR 2000), respectively.
1) RoHS Directive: An EU directive on the restriction of the use of lead (Pb), cadmium (Cd), mercury (Hg), hexavalent chromium (Cr6+), polybrominated biphenyls (PBB), and polybrominated diphenylethers (PBDE) in electrical and electronic equipment.
Renue has a sustainable exterior which is UL Environment certified and complies with RoHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substances) standards to reduce exposure to hazardous materials and harmful toxins including lead, mercury, cadmium, hexavalent chromium, polybrominated biphenyls and polybrominated diphenyl ether.
The six substances are: lead, mercury, cadmium, hexavalent chromium, polybrominated biphenyls (PBB) and polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE).
Polychlorinated biphenyls, polybrominated diphenyl ethers, polybrominated biphenyls, phthalates, bisphenol-A and halogens such as fluoride, bromide and iodide can bind to thyroid hormone receptors and exert negative effects.
Another accidental food contamination event in Michigan in 1973 led to the exposure of more than 4,000 individuals to polybrominated biphenyls (PBBs).
WASHINGTON -- A new House bill proposes to prohibit the manufacture after July 1, 2010 of "electroindustry products" that contain lead, mercury, cadmium, hexavalent chromium, polybrominated biphenyls (PBBs) and polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) above the maximum concentration levels specified in the European Union's RoHS Directive.
WASHINGTON -- A new House bill proposes to prohibit the manufacture after July 1,2010, of "electroindustry products" that contain lead, mercury, cadmium, hexavalent chromium, polybrominated biphenyls ("PBBs"), and polybrominated diphenyl ethers ("PBDEs") above the maximum concentration levels specified in the European Union's RoHS Directive.
These new compounds conform to the European RollS directive and contain no hazardous ingredients, and so are free of heavy metals and organic halogen compounds such as polybrominated biphenyls (PBBs) or polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs).
Four heavy metals--lead, cadmium, mercury and hexavalent chromium--and brominated flame retardants polybrominated biphenyls (PBB) and polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE) have been banned from all electronic and electrical equipment sold onto the market since that date.
Removal of "5 of 6" substances: Here data collection is tricky because most OEMs and their suppliers do not really know if of where, for example, polybrominated biphenyls are used.