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Body Burden: The Pollution in Newborns: Test Results

July 14, 2005

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Baby #1: Individual Cord Blood Test Results

This baby was born on August 11, 2004 in a U.S. Hospital

Number of chemicals detected: 154 out of 413


Mercury (Hg) — Tested for 1, found 1
Pollutant from coal-fired power plants
Methylmercury                       

Polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) — Tested for 18, found 7
Pollutants from fossil fuel and garbage incineration
AcenaphtheneAcenaphthyleneAnthraceneBenz[a]anthraceneBenzo[a]pyreneBenzo[b/j]fluorantheneBenzo[e]pyreneBenzo[ghi]peryleneBenzo[k]fluorantheneChryseneDibenz[ah]anthraceneFluorantheneFluoreneIndeno[1,2,3-cd]pyreneNaphthalenePerylenePhenanthrenePyrene      

Polybrominated dibenzodioxins and furans (PBDD/F) — Tested for 12, found 7
Pollutants from plastic production and incineration
1,2,3,4,6,7,8-HpBDF (heptafuran)1,2,3,4,7,8-HxBDF (hexafuran)1,2,3,7,8-PeBDF (pentafuran)2,3,4,7,8-PeBDF (pentafuran)2,3,7,8-TBDF (tetrafuran)1,2,3,4,6,7,8,9-OBDF (octafuran)1,2,3,4,7,8-HxBDD (hexadioxin)1,2,3,6,7,8-HxBDD (hexadioxin)1,2,3,7,8,9-HxBDD (hexadioxin)1,2,3,7,8-PeBDD (pentadioxin)2,3,7,8-TBDD (tetradioxin)1,2,3,4,6,7,8,9-OBDD (octadioxin)            

Perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs) — Tested for 12, found 6
Breakdown products of fabric, carpet, and paper coatings
PFBS (Perfluorobutane sulfonate)PFDA (Perfluorodecanoic acid)PFDoA (Perfluorododecanoic acid)PFHpA (Perfluoroheptanoic acid)PFHxA (Perfluorohexanoic acid)PFHxS (Perfluorohexanesulfonate)PFNA (Perfluorononanoic acid)PFOA (Perfluorooctanoic acid)PFOS (Perfluorooctanesulfonate)PFPeA (Perfluoro-n-pentanoic acid)PFTA (Perfluorotetradecanoic acid)PFUnA (Perfluoroundecanoic acid)            

Polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and furans (PBCD/F) — Tested for 17, found 5
Pollutants from garbage incineration and industrial processes
2,3,7,8-TCDD (tetradioxin)1,2,3,7,8-PeCDD (pentadioxin)1,2,3,4,7,8-HxCDD (hexadioxin)1,2,3,7,8,9-HxCDD (hexadioxin)1,2,3,6,7,8-HxCDD (hexadioxin)1,2,3,4,6,7,8-HpCDD (heptadioxin)1,2,3,4,6,7,8,9-OCDD (octadioxin)2,3,4,7,8-PeCDF (pentafuran)1,2,3,4,7,8-HxCDF (hexafuran)1,2,3,7,8,9-HxCDF (hexafuran)1,2,3,6,7,8-HxCDF (hexafuran)2,3,4,6,7,8-HxCDF (hexafuran)1,2,3,4,6,7,8-HpCDF (heptafuran)1,2,3,4,7,8,9-HpCDF (heptafuran)1,2,3,4,6,7,8,9-OCDF (octafuran)2,3,7,8-TCDF (tetrafuran)1,2,3,7,8-PeCDF (pentafuran)       

Organochlorine pesticides (OCs) — Tested for 28, found 19
Largely banned persistent and bioaccumulative pesticides
Hexachlorobenzenegamma-BHC (Lindane)beta-BHCdelta-BHCgamma-Chlordane4,4'-DDE4,4'-DDTMethoxychlorMirex2,4'-DDD2,4'-DDE2,4'-DDT4,4'-DDDAldrinalpha-Endosulphanbeta-Endosulphanalpha-Chlordaneoxy-ChlordaneDieldrinEndosulphan SulphateEndrinEndrin Ketonealpha-BHCHeptachlor
Heptachlor Epoxidecis-Nonachlortrans-NonachlorOctachlorostyrene                    

Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) — Tested for 46, found 13
Fire retardants ubiqutious in computers, furniture, and televisions
PBDE-209PBDE-206PBDE-207PBDE-128PBDE-208PBDE-181PBDE-183PBDE-138PBDE-140PBDE-85PBDE-153PBDE-154/PBB-153PBDE-99PBDE-155PBDE-100PBDE-47PBDE-49PBDE-51PBDE-17PBDE-203PBDE-190PBDE-105PBDE-166PBDE-119
PBDE-66PBDE-116PBDE-71PBDE-25PBDE-33PBDE-120PBDE-75PBDE-28PBDE-30PBDE-32PBDE-7PBDE-8PBDE-10PBDE-126PBDE-77PBDE-35PBDE-79PBDE-11PBDE-37PBDE-12PBDE-13PBDE-15  

Polychlorinated Naphthalenes (PCNs) — Tested for 70, found 31
Used in the past as lubricants, varnishes, and cable insulation
PCN-75PCN-73PCN-74PCN-63PCN-64PCN-65PCN-49PCN-66PCN-50PCN-27PCN-67PCN-68PCN-51PCN-69PCN-52PCN-53PCN-28PCN-70PCN-54PCN-55PCN-29PCN-56PCN-30PCN-31
PCN-13PCN-71PCN-57PCN-72PCN-58PCN-59PCN-32PCN-60PCN-61PCN-33PCN-62PCN-34PCN-35PCN-14PCN-36PCN-37PCN-38PCN-15PCN-39PCN-40PCN-16PCN-41PCN-17PCN-18
PCN-3PCN-42PCN-43PCN-19PCN-44PCN-45PCN-20PCN-21PCN-22PCN-46PCN-23PCN-47PCN-24PCN-5PCN-6PCN-25PCN-9PCN-1PCN-48PCN-26PCN-10PCN-2  

Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) — Tested for 209, found 65
Banned electrical insulators and lubricants
PCB-8PCB-18PCB-28PCB-52PCB-49PCB-47PCB-44PCB-64PCB-66PCB-60PCB-70PCB-74PCB-78PCB-95PCB-99PCB-87PCB-110PCB-118PCB-151PCB-149PCB-146PCB-153PCB-168PCB-141
PCB-137PCB-138PCB-156PCB-157PCB-179PCB-187PCB-183PCB-174PCB-177PCB-171PCB-180PCB-191PCB-170PCB-190PCB-198PCB-201PCB-194PCB-208PCB-206PCB-209PCB-89PCB-41PCB-181PCB-182
PCB-139PCB-140PCB-143PCB-98PCB-43PCB-92PCB-93PCB-94PCB-101PCB-106PCB-160PCB-163PCB-164PCB-111PCB-165PCB-112PCB-21PCB-166PCB-115PCB-61PCB-63PCB-67PCB-68PCB-76
PCB-124PCB-116PCB-125PCB-62PCB-69PCB-71PCB-72PCB-65PCB-73PCB-27PCB-30PCB-32PCB-10PCB-1PCB-4PCB-16PCB-40PCB-82PCB-128PCB-195PCB-196PCB-207PCB-197PCB-129
PCB-130PCB-172PCB-199PCB-173PCB-175PCB-200PCB-131PCB-132PCB-176PCB-83PCB-133PCB-178PCB-202PCB-134PCB-135PCB-84PCB-136PCB-42PCB-85PCB-203PCB-204PCB-184PCB-86PCB-90
PCB-97PCB-185PCB-142PCB-144PCB-147PCB-148PCB-186PCB-188PCB-88PCB-91PCB-145PCB-150PCB-152PCB-45PCB-46PCB-96PCB-17PCB-154PCB-100PCB-155PCB-48PCB-102PCB-103PCB-50
PCB-51PCB-104PCB-53PCB-19PCB-54PCB-5PCB-6PCB-20PCB-55PCB-56PCB-105PCB-189PCB-205PCB-158PCB-107PCB-108PCB-122PCB-159PCB-162PCB-192PCB-193PCB-161PCB-109PCB-57
PCB-58PCB-113PCB-59PCB-22PCB-25PCB-33PCB-114PCB-123PCB-167PCB-119PCB-120PCB-117PCB-121PCB-23PCB-26PCB-34PCB-24PCB-7PCB-75PCB-29PCB-31PCB-9PCB-2PCB-11
PCB-35PCB-77PCB-126PCB-169PCB-79PCB-127PCB-36PCB-80PCB-12PCB-13PCB-37PCB-81PCB-38PCB-39PCB-14PCB-3PCB-15       

 

 

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