Exposure assessment of French women and their newborn to brominated flame retardants: determination of tri- to deca- polybromodiphenylethers (PBDE) in maternal adipose tissue, serum, breast milk and cord serum.

@article{Antignac2009ExposureAO,
  title={Exposure assessment of French women and their newborn to brominated flame retardants: determination of tri- to deca- polybromodiphenylethers (PBDE) in maternal adipose tissue, serum, breast milk and cord serum.},
  author={Jean Philippe Antignac and Ronan Cariou and Daniel Zalko and Alain Berr{\'e}bi and J. -P. Cravedi and Daniel Maume and Philippe Marchand and Fabrice Monteau and Anne Riu and François Andr{\'e} and Bruno J Le Bizec},
  journal={Environmental pollution},
  year={2009},
  volume={157 1},
  pages={164-73}
}
In the frame of a French monitoring program, tri- to deca- polybromodiphenylethers (PBDE) have been measured in maternal and cord serum, adipose tissue, and breast milk samples, collected from 93 volunteer women during caesarean deliveries. The seven major tri- to heptaBDE (BDE-28, 47, 99, 100, 153, 154, and 183) were detected in adipose tissue and breast… CONTINUE READING