Category Archives: Flame retardants

About the hazardous brominated flame retardant HBCDD

Hexabromocyclododecane  Hexabromocyclododecane (HBCDD) is a brominated flame retardant identified as persistent in the environment, bioaccumulative in living organisms, and highly toxic to aquatic organisms. Human exposure is evidenced by the presence of HBCDD in breast milk, adipose tissue, and blood, and it biomagnifies in the food chain. HBCDD also presents human health concerns based on animal test…
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