Exposure to polybrominated diphenyl ethers and tetrabromobisphenol A among computer technicians.

@article{Jakobsson2002ExposureTP,
  title={Exposure to polybrominated diphenyl ethers and tetrabromobisphenol A among computer technicians.},
  author={Kristina Jakobsson and Kaj Thuresson and Lars Rylander and Andreas Sj{\"o}din and Lars Hagmar and {\AA}ke Lennart Bergman},
  journal={Chemosphere},
  year={2002},
  volume={46 5},
  pages={709-16}
}
This study investigates exposure to polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) and tetrabromobisphenol A (TBBPA), which are used as flame retardants in electronic equipment, in a group of technicians with intense computer work. Thirteen PBDE congeners and TBBPA were quantified in serum from 19 computer technicians. Previously investigated groups of hospital cleaners with no computer experience, and clerks working full-time at computer screens were used for comparison. The computer technicians had… CONTINUE READING

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