Guidance

Brominated flame retardants: health effects, incident management and toxicology

Guidance on the brominated flame retardant decabromodiphenyl ether (Deca-BDE) for responding to chemical incidents.

Documents

Brominated flame retardants (decabromodiphenyl ether): properties, incident management and toxicology

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Brominated flame retardants (decabromodiphenyl ether): general information

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Brominated flame retardants (decabromodiphenyl ether): incident management

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Brominated flame retardants (decabromodiphenyl ether): toxicological overview

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Detail

These documents provide information on the health effects of exposure, the chemical’s toxicity and material for responding to a chemical incident.

Polybromodiphenyl ethers (PBDEs) are a large group of 209 brominated flame retardant compounds with similar chemical structures.