Serum Polybrominated Diphenyl Ether (PBDE) Levels Are Higher in Children (2–5 Years of Age) than in Infants and Adults

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BACKGROUND Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) are used as flame retardants in many products and have been detected in human samples worldwide. Limited data show that concentrations are elevated in young children. OBJECTIVES We investigated the association between PBDEs and age with an emphasis on young children from Australia in 2006-2007. METHODS… (More)
DOI: 10.1289/ehp.0900596

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@inproceedings{Toms2009SerumPD, title={Serum Polybrominated Diphenyl Ether (PBDE) Levels Are Higher in Children (2–5 Years of Age) than in Infants and Adults}, author={L M L Toms and Andreas Sj{\"o}din and Fiona Harden and Peter Hobson and Richard Jones and Emily Edenfield and Jochen F. Mueller}, booktitle={Environmental health perspectives}, year={2009} }