polybrominated diphenyl ethers

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polybrominated diphenyl ethers

(pōl″ē-brōm′ĭ-nāt″ĕd),

PBDE

A class of chemicals used as flame retardants. They are chemically related to polychlorinated biphenyls and are thought to have similar biological toxicity. They have been found in streams, marine animals, human fetuses, and human breast milk.
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Ikonomou, "Polybrominated diphenyl ether flame retardants in the North American environment," Environment International, vol.
Aga, "Analysis of hydroxylated polybrominated diphenyl ether metabolites by liquid chromatography/atmospheric pressure chemical ionization tandem mass spectrometry," Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, vol.
Wong, "Spatial distribution of polybrominated diphenyl ethers and polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and dibenzofurans in soil and combusted residue at Guiyu, an electronic waste recycling site in southeast China," Environmental Science and Technology, vol.
Maternal polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE) exposure and thyroid hormones in maternal and cord sera: the HOME Study, Cincinnati, USA.
Possible mechanisms of thyroid hormone disruption in mice by BDE 47, a major polybrominated diphenyl ether congener.
Polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE)induced alterations in vitamin A and thyroid hormone concentrations in the rat during lactation and early postnatal development.
In vivo and in vitro anti-androgenic effects of DE-71, a commercial polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE) mixture.
It must be analyzed following groups of substances: TC, TIC, TOC, AOX, chlorinated insecticides, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), Polybrominated diphenyl ether (BDE) and DEHP.
According to the Council, by January 1, 2007 at the latest, the Member States have to ensure that new EEE put on the market does not contain lead, mercury, cadmium, hexavalent chromium, polybrominated biphenyls (PBB) and/or polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE).--
The RoHS2 Directive restricts the use of lead (Pb), mercury (Hg), cadmium (Cd), hexavalent chromium (Cr6+), polybrominated biphenyls (PBB), and polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE) in the manufacturing of certain electrical and electronic equipment sold in the European Union.