Found in these people:
Found in these locations:
In PBDE chemical family - fire retardant in furniture foam, computers, televisions; may harm brain development and hormone systems.
PBDE-2 has been found in 0 of the 20 people tested in EWG/Commonweal studies.
Top health concerns for PBDE-2 (References)
|health concern or target organ||weight of evidence|
|Reproduction and fertility||unknown|
|Brain and nervous system||unknown|
Results for PBDE-2
in breast milk (lipid weight)
- found in 0 of 20 people in the group
found in 0 of 20 people
Detailed toxicity classifications (References)
|Reproductive effects - weight of evidence unknown/unassessed||McDonald, T. A. (2002). A perspective on the potential health risks of PBDEs. Chemosphere 46: 11.|
|Nervous system toxicity - weight of evidence unknown/unassessed||Viberg, H., Fredriksson, A., Jakobsson, E., Orn, U., Eriksson, P. (2003). Neurobehavioral derangements in adult mice receiving decabrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE 209) during a defined period of neonatal brain development. Toxicol Sci 76(1): 112-20.|