Flame Retardants

Known as: flame retardant, Retardants, Fire, Retardants, Flame 
Materials applied to fabrics, bedding, furniture, plastics, etc. to retard their burning; many may leach out and cause allergies or other harm.

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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Restrictions on the use of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) have resulted in the increased use of alternate flame retardant… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Due to the voluntary withdrawals and/or bans on the use of two polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE) commercial mixtures, an… (More)
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2008
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2008
Brominated flame retardants (BFR) are endocrine disrupters in experimental systems, both in vitro and in vivo. Although BFR… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) are widely used in Western countries. OBJECTIVES Because the prevalence of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) containing two to seven bromines are ubiquitous in Arctic biotic and abiotic samples (from… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) are used in large quantities as flame retardant additives. In a recent study, we have seen… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
A suite of 37 polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE) congeners and all of the homologue groups from mono- to deca-brominated were… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Brominated flame retardants are a novel group of global environmental contaminants. Within this group the polybrominated diphenyl… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Brominated flame retardants such as polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), pentabromophenol (PBP), and tetrabromobisphenol A… (More)
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