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Document ID (ISN)105137
CIS number 06-518
Year 2005
Convention or series no.
Title TBBP-A (tetrabromobisphenol A), a brominated flame retardant
Original title TBBP-A (tétrabromobisphénol A), un retardateur de flammes bromé [in French]
Bibliographic information WWF-Belgium, Boulevard Emile Jacqmain 90, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium, ca 2005. 2p. 4 ref. PDF document.
Internet access [in French]
Abstract Data sheet on tetrabromobisphenol A. Contents: background; main uses (primarily as a flame retardant in computer and electronic equipment); modes of exposure; health hazards (immunotoxicity, neurotoxicity and effects on thyroid hormone based on animal and in vitro studies); limitation of exposure (proper ventilation of premises with computer end electronic equipment); waste disposal.
Descriptors (primary) tetrabromobisphenol A; health hazards; flame retardants; toxicology
Descriptors (secondary) disposal of harmful waste; data sheet; ventilation; electronic equipment
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Country / State or ProvinceBelgium
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Fires