about this participant:

Baby B, from USA, participated in the -0001 biomonitoring investigation entitled "Other Body Burden Studies." gave for the study.



Participant's groups:


Other Body Burden Studies

health & safety concerns:
chemicals found in this person
Birth defects and developmental delays2
Endocrine system1
Kidney and renal system1
Reproduction and fertility1
Brain and nervous system1
Immune system (including sensitization and allergies)1
Behavioral effects1

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Participant: Baby B
Found 4 of 14 tested chemicals

Baby B's contained 4 of 14 industrial compounds, pollutants and other chemicals tested, including chemicals linked to cancer, birth defects and developmental delays, and endocrine system toxicity.

Summary of chemicals found in Baby B

chemical family level found health effects exposure routes
Perfluorochemicals (PFCs)lowCancer, Birth defects and developmental delays, Endocrine system Stain- and grease-proof coatings on food packaging, couches, carpets, pans

Test results by chemical family (see each chemical)

perfluorochemicals (pfcs)

4 of 13 found — see each chemical

Includes Teflon, Scotchgard, Stainmaster. Linked to cancer and birth defects.

  • cumulative level found: 2.63 ng/mL (wet weight) in blood serum
  • Low vs 55 tested in EWG/Commonweal studies (2nd %ile)
  • Low vs 3,959 tested in CDC biomonitoring [1] (8th %ile) (comparison based on congeners tested by CDC)
2.63ng/mL (wet weight) in blood serum77.7

Total Perfluorochemicals (PFCs)

Chemicals not found in Baby B

10 chemicals

Tetrabromobisphenol A, PFBA (Perfluorobutyric acid), PFBS (Perfluorobutane sulfonate), PFDA (Perfluorodecanoic acid), PFDoA (Perfluorododecanoic acid), PFHpA (Perfluoroheptanoic acid), PFHxA (Perfluorohexanoic acid), PFOSA (Perfluorooctanesulfonic acid), PFPeA (Perfluoro-n-pentanoic acid), PFUnA (Perfluoroundecanoic acid)


[1] CDC (2005). National Report on Human Exposure to Environmental Chemicals, Centers for Disease Control. http://www.cdc.gov/exposurereport/. (Methylmercury results have been compared to total mercury in CDC biomonitoring.)

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