Tetrabromobisphenol A is a brominated aromatic flame retardant. A study by Duke University found it in camping tents.
Products and Manufacturers
One manufacturer of Tetrabromobisphenol A is Great Lakes Solutions, owned by Chemtura Corporation. They sell it under the name BA-59P. ICL Industrial Products sells it under the name FR 1542. It is also sold by Albemarle under the name Saytex RB-100.
Articles and resources
Related SourceWatch articles
- "Flame Retardant Applications in Camping Tents and Potential Exposure," Accessed February 25, 2014.
- "Flame Retardants," ICL Industrial Products, Accessed February 26, 2014.
- Tetrabromobisphenol A, Accessed April 1, 2014.
- Kowalski B, Mazur M, "The Simultaneous Determination of Six Flame Retardants in Water Samples Using SPE Pre-concentration and UHPLC-UV Method," Water Air Soil Pollut, February 12, 2014.
- Fromme H, Hilger B, Kopp E, Miserok M, Völkel W, "Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD) and "novel" brominated flame retardants in house dust in Germany," Environ Int, March 2014.
- Waaijers SL, Hartmann J, Soeter AM, Helmus R, Kools SA, de Voogt P, Admiraal W, Parsons JR, Kraak MH, "Toxicity of new generation flame retardants to Daphnia magna," Sci Total Environ, October 1, 2013.
- Butt, C.M., Wang, D., Stapleton, H.M, "Halogenated Phenolic Contaminants Inhibit the In Vitro Activity of the Thyroid Regulating Deiodinases in Human Liver," Toxicological Sciences, vol. 124 no. 2 (2011), pp. 339-347.
- Sjödin A, Carlsson H, Thuresson K, Sjölin S, Bergman A, Ostman C, "Flame retardants in indoor air at an electronics recycling plant and at other work environments," Environmental Science & Technology, February 1, 2001.
- Mäkinen MS, Mäkinen MR, Koistinen JT, Pasanen AL, Pasanen PO, Kalliokoski PJ, Korpi AM, "Respiratory and dermal exposure to organophosphorus flame retardants and tetrabromobisphenol A at five work environments," Environmental Science & Technology, February 1, 2009.