Tetrabromobisphenol A

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Tetrabromobisphenol A is a brominated aromatic flame retardant. A study by Duke University found it in camping tents.[1]

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.[2] It is also sold by Albemarle under the name Saytex RB-100.[3]

Articles and resources

Related SourceWatch articles


  1. "Flame Retardant Applications in Camping Tents and Potential Exposure," Accessed February 25, 2014.
  2. "Flame Retardants," ICL Industrial Products, Accessed February 26, 2014.
  3. Tetrabromobisphenol A, Accessed April 1, 2014.

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