Binay also cited warnings that 'long-term exposure' to brominated
flame retardants used in circuit boards and plastic casings can 'lead to impaired learning and memory functions, thyroid and estrogen hormone systems, and exposure in the womb has been linked to behavioral problems.'
Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a company involved in the global specialty chemicals industry, is increasing the price of certain brominated
flame retardants and bromine derivatives effective January 1, 2017.
Demand will be offset by sluggish adoption in the electronics industry, as use of brominated
flame retardants continues to face stricter regulations.
Clearon said it plans to continue to sell brominated
biocide products to the pool and spa industry.
The company's spokesman said its (http://au.ibtimes.com/articles/522946/20131118/lebron-james-powerade-nba.htm) Powerade drinks are now free of brominated
vegetable oil, an ingredient linked to a flame retardant, as reported by the (http://www.ap.org/) Associated Press .
PepsiCo had said last year that it would remove brominated
vegetable oil from Gatorade.
Biotransformation and cytotoxicity of a brominated
flame retardant, tetrabromobisphenol A, and its analogues in rat hepatocytes.
The brand also applies to Chemtura's brominated
performance products and fumigants businesses.
"They deliver excellent elongation, chemical resistance and impact, and actually offer better electrical and flammability performance than brominated
Electronic equipment contains toxics such as mercury, lead, cadmium, arsenic, beryllium and brominated
It agreed to effectively ban using the brominated
flame retardant deca-BDE in textiles, clothing and bed mattresses carrying the label.