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Flame retardants in the atmosphere near the Great Lakes.
  • M. Venier, R. Hites
  • Medicine, Environmental Science
  • Environmental science & technology
  • 30 May 2008
As part of the Integrated Atmospheric Deposition Network (IADN), air samples were collected at five sites around the Great Lakes (two urban, two rural, and one remote) every 12 days during 2005-2006,Expand
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Elevated PBDE levels in pet cats: sentinels for humans?
Co-incident with the introduction of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) into household materials nearly 30 years ago, feline hyperthyroidism (FH) has increased dramatically. Risk of developing FHExpand
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Flame retardants and legacy chemicals in Great Lakes' water.
The Great Lakes have been the focus of extensive environmental research, but recent data on the aquatic concentrations of emerging compounds, such as flame retardants, are scarce. Water samples fromExpand
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Has the phase-out of PBDEs affected their atmospheric levels? Trends of PBDEs and their replacements in the Great Lakes atmosphere.
Air and precipitation samples were collected every 12 days at five sites near the North American Great Lakes from 2005 to 2011 (inclusive) by the Integrated Atmospheric Deposition Network (IADN). TheExpand
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High Levels of Organophosphate Flame Retardants in the Great Lakes Atmosphere
Levels of 12 organophosphate flame retardants (OPs) were measured in particle phase samples collected at five sites in the North American Great Lakes basin from March 2012 to December 2012Expand
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2-Ethylhexyl tetrabromobenzoate and bis(2-ethylhexyl) tetrabromophthalate flame retardants in the Great Lakes atmosphere.
Two relatively new flame retardants, 2-ethylhexyl-2,3,4,5-tetrabromobenzoate (TBB) and bis(2-ethylhexyl)-tetrabromophthalate (TBPH), were identified and quantitated in gas and particle-phase airExpand
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Bromobenzene flame retardants in the Great Lakes atmosphere.
Seven bromobenzene flame retardants were measured in vapor-phase samples collected at five sites, all near the shores of the North American Great Lakes during 2008-2009, inclusive. The targetExpand
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Atmospheric deposition of PBDEs to the Great Lakes featuring a Monte Carlo analysis of errors.
  • M. Venier, R. Hites
  • Medicine, Environmental Science
  • Environmental science & technology
  • 7 November 2008
The first estimates of atmospheric deposition of polychlorinated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) into the Great Lakes are presented. Precipitation samples were collected monthly from 2005 to 2006 at fiveExpand
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Flame retardants and organochlorine pollutants in bald eagle plasma from the Great Lakes region.
We report measurements of polybrominated diphenyl ethers and of emerging flame retardants in the plasma of nestling bald eagles sampled from early May to late June of 2005. Concentrations of totalExpand
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Brominated flame retardants in the indoor environment - Comparative study of indoor contamination from three countries.
Concentrations of more than 20 brominated flame retardants (FRs), including polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) and emerging FRs, were measured in air, dust and window wipes from 63 homes inExpand
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