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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  1,2,3,7,8-PeBDD (pentadioxin)

1,2,3,7,8-PeBDD (pentadioxin) was not found in any of the samples above the limits of detection.

About 1,2,3,7,8-PeBDD (pentadioxin)
CAS RN109333-34-8
Chemical ClassBrominated dioxin
Chemical SubClassPentabrominated dioxin
Usesno commercial uses, pollution from incineration of products containing brominated fire retardants

Suspected Health Concerns for 1,2,3,7,8-PeBDD (pentadioxin)
No information on health effects associated with this chemical is available in seven standard toxicity references.

References for Health Effects