"Novel" brominated flame retardants in Belgian and UK indoor dust: Implications for human exposure

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Abstract

Concentrations of several "novel" brominated flame retardants (NBFRs) are reported in indoor dust samples from Belgian houses (n = 39) and offices (n = 6) and from day-care centers and schools in the West Midlands of the UK (n = 36). Using a GC-ECNI/MS method, the following NBFRs were quantified: decabromodiphenyl ethane (DBDPE) (range

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1360-1365
Number of pages6
JournalChemosphere
Volume83
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 1 May 2011

Keywords

  • Toddler, Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), Indoor dust, "Novel" brominated flame retardants (NBFRs), Human exposure