Comparison of polybrominated diphenyl ethers in fish, vegetables, and meats and levels in human milk of nursing women in Japan.

@article{Ohta2002ComparisonOP,
  title={Comparison of polybrominated diphenyl ethers in fish, vegetables, and meats and levels in human milk of nursing women in Japan.},
  author={Souichi Ohta and Daisuke Ishizuka and Hajime Nishimura and Teruyuki Nakao and Osamu Aozasa and Yoshiko Shimidzu and Fumie Ochiai and Takafumi Kida and Masatoshi Nishi and Hideaki Miyata},
  journal={Chemosphere},
  year={2002},
  volume={46 5},
  pages={689-96}
}
At present, little is known about the occurrence of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in fish and food products sold in Japan. To investigate whether human exposure to PBDEs through the diet is significant, the concentrations of PBDEs were determined in fish and in meat and vegetables sold in two food markets in the city of Hirakata, Osaka prefecture. The concentrations of PBDEs in the breast milk of 12 primiparae nursing women at one month after delivery also were determined to ascertain… CONTINUE READING
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