Alternate and new brominated flame retardants detected in U.S. house dust.

  title={Alternate and new brominated flame retardants detected in U.S. house dust.},
  author={Heather M Stapleton and Joseph G Allen and Shannon M Kelly and Alex Konstantinov and Susan L Klosterhaus and Deborah J. Watkins and Michael D Mcclean and Thomas F. Webster},
  journal={Environmental science & technology},
  volume={42 18},
Due to the voluntary withdrawals and/or bans on the use of two polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE) commercial mixtures, an increasing number of alternate flame retardant chemicals are being introduced in commercial applications. To determine if these alternate BFRs are present in indoor environments, we analyzed dust samples collected from 19 homes in the greater Boston, MA area during 2006. Using pure and commercial standards we quantified the following brominated flame retardant chemicals… CONTINUE READING
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