Body Burden: The Pollution in Newborns

The Pollution in Newborns

July 14, 2005

Body Burden: The Pollution in Newborns: Test Results

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Benzo[b/j]fluoranthene was not found in any of the samples above the limits of detection.

About Benzo[b/j]fluoranthene *
CAS RN205-99-2
Chemical ClassPolyaromatic hydrocarbon (PAH)
Chemical functionsImpurity
May be found in the following types of productsBinding agents (see also Adhesives), Building and repairing of pleasure and sporting boats, Building and repairing of ships, Impregnation agents (see also Pesticides; Paints), Other use, Paint, lacquers and varnishes, Photo chemicals
UsesNo known uses, formed when gasoline, garbage, or other material burns

* Information may include trade names, manufacturers, and products for other chemicals in the Polyaromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) class.

Suspected Health Concerns for Benzo[b/j]fluoranthene
No information on health effects associated with this chemical is available in seven standard toxicity references.

References for Health Effects