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Learn more at:

Green Science Policy Institute: www.greensciencepolicy.org

Center for Environmental Research & Children's Health: cerch.org

Silent Spring Institute: silentspring.org

Recent peer-review articles on the subject:

Stapleton, H. et. al, 2012. Novel and High Volume Use Flame Retardants in US Couches Reflective of the 2005 PentaBDE Phase Out.

Dodson, R. et. al, 2012. After the PBDE Phase-Out: A Broad Suite of Flame Retardants in Repeat House Dust Samples from California

Stapleton, H. et. al, 2012: Serum PBDEs in a North Carolina Toddler Cohort: Associations with Handwipes, House Dust, and Socioeconomic Variables

Patisaul, H.B. et. al, 2012: Accumulation and Endocrine Disrupting Effects of the Flame Retardant Mixture Firemaster(®) 550 in Rats: An Exploratory Assessment.

Harley, K.G. et. al, 2011: Association of prenatal exposure to polybrominated diphenyl ethers and infant birth weight.

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