This article summarizes recent evidence regarding brominated flame retardants. These represent the most common type of flame retardants used and recent studies have highlighted their presence in various concentrations in different environmental matrices, including areas distant from production areas, and in human biological samples. Many doubts persist regarding exposure sources, toxicity, metabolism and transformation processes once these products are released into the environment.
|Titolo:||Brominated flame retardants: environmental contamination, exposure sources and potential negative health effects|
|Data di pubblicazione:||2015|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||1.1 Articolo in rivista|