• brominated flame retardant: environmental and exposed

    Brominated flame retardant: environmental and exposed

    Since Antiquity, men have used chemicals to protect their goods against fire. Effective and easy to use, brominated flame retardants are used since decades massively in plastic industry. Such like other organohalogenated compounds, brominated flame retardants are very persistent in the environment and able to accumulate along the food chain.

  • environmental impacts and use of brominated flame retardants

    Environmental Impacts and Use of Brominated Flame Retardants

    Environmental Impacts and Use of Brominated Flame Retardants in Electrical and Electronic Equipment . Sunil Herat, PhD . Senior Lecturer, Griffith School of Engineering, Nathan Campus, Griffith University, Queensland 4111, Australia. Tel: +61 7 3735 6682 . E-mail address: s.herat@griffith.edu.au . 1

  • (pdf) environmental impacts and use of brominated flame

    (PDF) Environmental impacts and use of brominated flame

    Environmental impacts and use of brominated flame retardants in electrical and electronic equipment Article (PDF Available) in The Environmentalist 28(4) · December 2008 with 337 Reads

  • environmental impacts and use of brominated flame retardants

    Environmental impacts and use of brominated flame retardants

    Environmental impacts and use of brominated flame retardants in electrical and electronic equipment Sunil Herat 1 The Environmentalist volume 28 , pages 348 – 357 ( 2008 ) Cite this article

  • citeseerx — environmental impacts and use of brominated flame

    CiteSeerX — Environmental Impacts and Use of Brominated Flame

    electronic equipment environmental impact brominated flame retardant eee manufacture human exposure tonne waste diphenyl ether e-waste processing facility concerned key consideration current development polybrominated biphenyls thermal treatment halogen free flame retardant rate solid waste stream flame retardant life span environmental issue

  • brominated flame retardants - home page

    Brominated flame retardants - Home Page

    Brominated flame retardants For many years, these flame retardants have improved public safety by reducing the flammability of everyday items including computers, furnishings and mattresses. Recently, PBDEs have attracted increased international attention because of their potential to impact upon the environment and human health.

  • us epa to regulate group of brominated flame retardants

    US EPA to regulate group of brominated flame retardants

    Hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD) and similar cyclic brominated flame retardants pose unreasonable risks to workers and the environment, the US Environmental Protection Agency concludes in a final

  • brominated flame retardants effects on the environment

    brominated flame retardants effects on the environment

    Many flame retardants are persistent and can undergo long-range environmental transport. The effects of flame retardants in the environment Flame retardants migrate out of products and accumulate in the environment. Saunders DM, Podaima M, Wiseman S, Giesy JP. Brominated flame retardants: cause for concern?

  • brominated flame retardants: their potential impacts

    Brominated flame retardants: their potential impacts

    – To give an overview of the mechanisms by which brominated flame retardants (BFRs) used in the electronics industry enter, and are transported, in the environment. The potential impacts of BFRs on living organisms are also outlined., – The paper provides an explanation of the environmental issues and impacts on living organisms of BFRs

  • technical fact sheet - united states environmental protection

    Technical Fact Sheet - United States Environmental Protection

    Classes of brominated hydrocarbons that serve as flame retardants for electrical equipment, electronic devices, furniture, textiles and other household products. Structurally similar and exhibit low to moderate volatility. Lower brominated congeners of PBDE tend to bioaccumulate more than higher brominated congeners.

  • brominated organic micropollutants—igniting the flame

    Brominated Organic Micropollutants—Igniting the Flame

    The European Commission has reviewed the use of some of these compounds and has recommended a ban on some commercial mixtures. There is corresponding legislation in individual countries against production and usage. This article reviews the ecological and environmental impact of the use of PBDEs, PBBs and other brominated flame retardants.

  • fact check: mountain dew free of bvo, but it isn't a flame

    Fact check: Mountain Dew free of BVO, but it isn't a flame

    The common brominated flame retardants in use are different from the food additive, he said. "To lump all brominated flame retardants as one single entity about how it may interact with humans and