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Appendix: Detailed Results

Fire Retardants in Toddlers and Their Mothers: Appendix: Detailed Results

September 4, 2008
Children (N=20)
Congener median ng/g lipid median pmol/g lw min ng/g lipid max ng/g lipid percent quantified
BDE-28 1.0 0.4 0.3 2.2 100%
BDE-47 30.6 14.9 11.5 65.4 100%
BDE-85 0.4 0.2 ND 2.2 75%
BDE-99 6.2 3.5 1.8 15.5 100%
BDE-100 6.2 3.5 2.1 13.6 100%
BDE-138 ND ND ND 0.3 35%
BDE-153 12.5 8.1 3.4 31.9 100%
BDE-154/BB-153 3.2 2.0 0.4 38.0 100%
BDE-183 ND ND ND 1.7 30%
BDE-197 0.5 0.4 0.1 2.0 100%
BDE-209 1.7 1.7 ND 18.8 65%
Sum of 10 congeners# 69.3 39.0 24.5 114.5 100%

 

 

Mothers (N=20)
Congener median ng/g lipid median pmol/g lw min ng/g lipid max ng/g lipid percent quantified
BDE-28 0.4 0.2 0.2 2.5 100%
BDE-47 8.8 4.3 3.1 39.9 100%
BDE-85 ND ND ND 0.4 10%
BDE-99 1.5 0.8 0.4 5.2 100%
BDE-100 1.2 0.7 0.4 7.0 100%
BDE-138 ND ND ND 0.5 5%
BDE-153 5.8 3.7 1.4 32.5 100%
BDE-154/BB-153 1.8 1.1 0.7 41.3 100%
BDE-183 ND ND ND 0.5 25%
BDE-197 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.8 100%
BDE-209 ND ND ND 3.2 45%
Sum of 10 congeners# 18.2 10.5 10.1 73.8 100%

Congeners not detected in any sample: BDE-17, BDE-66, BDE-71, BDE-196, BDE-201, BDE-203, BDE-206, BDE-207, BDE-208
# BDE-154 was not included in the summary value due to co-elution with PBB-153.