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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  2,3,7,8-TBDD (tetradioxin)

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

About 2,3,7,8-TBDD (tetradioxin)
CAS RN50585-41-6
Chemical ClassBrominated dioxin
Chemical SubClassTetrabrominated dioxin
Usesno commercial uses, pollution from incineration of products containing brominated fire retardants

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

References for Health Effects