Flame retardants face new challenges

By Laura Syrett
Published: Tuesday, 28 August 2012

A new study claiming to have found measurable levels of HBCD (hexabromocyclododecane), a brominated flame retardant, in US food products, has been challenged by industry bodies in the EU and the US.

A new study claiming to have found measurable levels of HBCD (hexabromocyclododecane), a brominated flame retardant, in US food products, has been challenged by industry bodies in the EU and the US.

The study, ‘HBCD Stereoisomers in US Food from Dallas, Texas,’ was submitted to Environmental Health Perspectives Journal in...

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