TITLE

Two Common Types of Toxic Chemicals: PBDEs and Phthalates

PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Latitudes Online;3/31/2006, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents information on the two common types of toxic chemicals, polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE) and phthalates. PBDE are flame retardants added in large amounts to many products such as fabrics, plastics, furniture, mattresses, electronics, automobiles and computers. Phthalates are a class of chemicals commonly used as plasticizers in a wide variety of consumer products.
ACCESSION #
22307669

 

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