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Document ID (ISN)102741
CIS number 03-1531
ISBN(s) 3-7776-1275-8
Year 2003
Convention or series no. BUA Report 239
Author(s)
Advisory Committee on Existing Chemicals (BUA)
Title Tetrabromobisphenol A
Bibliographic information S. Hirzel Verlag, Birkenwaldstrasse 44, 70191 Stuttgart, Germany, 2003. xviii, 132p. 143 ref.
Internet access http://www.hirzel.de/bua-report/PDF/Summary_Report239.pdf [in English]
Abstract Conclusions of this criteria document: there are no data concerning the effects of tetrabromobisphenol A (TTBPA) in humans. TTBPA is very toxic to various aquatic organisms. In animals, TTBA is considered to be of low toxicity after inhalation, ingestion and dermal contact. Data on in vivo genotoxicity, fertility and carcinogenicity are lacking.
Descriptors (primary) toxic effects; Germany; ecotoxicology; flame retardants; tetrabromobisphenol A
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; criteria document; animal experiments
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Pollution control
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