Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, July 13th, 2003
According to published research from Spain, "Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) are used as flame retardants in a variety of materials, including synthetic polymers and textiles. Although these chemicals have been detected in environmental samples and human tissues, there is little information about human exposure to PBDEs through the diet. In the present study, we determined the concentrations of PBDEs in a number of food samples acquired in Catalonia (Spain) during 2000."
"The dietary intake of PBDEs was estimated for the general population living in...
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