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Tetrabromobisphenol A
Physicochemical properties
Chemical name NLTetrabroombisfenol A
Chemical name ENTetrabromobisphenol A
CAS no79-94-7
UN-
Chemical formulaC15H12Br4O2
Molecular weight543.9
Boiling point-
Melting point180-184C
Density-
Vapour pressure-
SolubilityInsoluble
LogKow-
PhaseSolid
Notes4,4'-Isopropylidene(2,6-dibromophenol)
Persistence
Degradation
Accumulation
Endocrien effect studies
Organism group Effect 
fishsuspected no endocrine effect
No induction of vitellogenesis
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mammalianEffect on thyroid hormone
Displacement of T4 from transthyretin
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mammalianEffect on estrogen
Induction of cell proliferation
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mammalianEffect on estrogen
RPE: 50.2%
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Data compiled by the Research Group Environmental Toxicology, Laboratory of Environmental Toxicology and Aquatic Ecology, Ghent University, Belgium.
For queries about the data, please contact Colin Janssen or Tim Verslycke .
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