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Brominated flame retardants: analytical, toxicological and environmental aspects
Covaci, A.; Dirtu, A.C. (2008). Brominated flame retardants: analytical, toxicological and environmental aspects, in: Popescu, C. et al. (Ed.) Applications of mass spectrometry in life safety. Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Applications of Mass Spectrometry in Life Safety, Arad, Romania, 24-27 September 2007. NATO Science for Peace and Security Series: A. Chemistry and Biology, : pp. 153-184. dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-8811-7_11
In: Popescu, C. et al. (Ed.) (2008). Applications of mass spectrometry in life safety. Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Applications of Mass Spectrometry in Life Safety, Arad, Romania, 24-27 September 2007. NATO Science for Peace and Security Series: A. Chemistry and Biology. Springer: Dordrecht. ISBN 978-1-4020-8811-7. xii, 238 pp. hdl.handle.net/10.1007/978-1-4020-8811-7, more
In: NATO Science for Peace and Security Series: A. Chemistry and Biology. Springer: Dordrecht. ISSN 1874-6489, more
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Abstract
    Brominated flame retardants (BFRs), such as polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), hexabromocyclododecanes (HBCDs) and tetrabromobisphenol-A (TBBP-A), have routinely been added to consumer products for several decades in a successful effort to reduce fire-related injury and property damage. Recently. concern for this emerging class of chemicals has risen because of their occurrence in the environment and in human biota. Here we briefly review scientific issues related to analytical, toxicological and environmental aspects of these BFRs and discuss data gaps.

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