Emerging and legacy brominated flame retardants in the breast milk of first time Irish mothers suggest positive response to restrictions on use of HBCDD and Penta- and Octa-BDE formulations.

Published on Jan 1, 2020in Environmental Research5.715
· DOI :10.1016/J.ENVRES.2019.108805
Nina Wemken4
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(National University of Ireland, Galway),
Daniel S. Drage15
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(University of Birmingham)
+ 7 AuthorsMarie A. Coggins11
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(National University of Ireland, Galway)
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