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Document ID (ISN)104141
CIS number 05-392
Year 1995
Convention or series no. KEMI Report No.10/95
Title The flame retardants project - A collection of reports on some flame retardants and an updated ecotoxicological summary for tetrabromobisphenol A
Bibliographic information Kemikalieinspektionen (KEMI), Box 1384, 171 27 Solna, Sweden, 1995. 83p. Ref.bibl.
Abstract This document contains a collection of reports on the toxicity and ecotoxicity of selected brominated flame retardants and an updated ecotoxicological summary for tetrabromobisphenol A. The properties and toxic effects of the following flame retardants are reviewed: decabromodiphenyl oxide; pentabromoethylbenzene, pentabromomethylbenzene, tetrabromobisphenol A, ammonium bromide, N,N'-ethylenebis(tetrabromophthalimide), hexabromocyclododecane, tetrabromophthalic anhydride. There are no data available on the effects of these flame retardants on humans.
Descriptors (primary) toxic effects; brominated organic compounds; ecotoxicology; flame retardants; tetrabromobisphenol A
Descriptors (secondary) report; decabromodiphenyl ether; hexabromocyclododecane; health hazards; ammonium bromide; animal experiments
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceSweden
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Pollution control
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