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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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