Endocrine Disruption

TEDX List of Potential Endocrine Disruptors

3,3',4,4',5,5'-hexabromobiphenyl

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CAS # 60044-26-0

Alternative Name

PBB-169

Evidence Supporting This Chemical as an Endocrine Disruptor

Akoso BT, Sleight SD, Nachreiner RF, Aust SD. 1982. Effects of purified polybrominated biphenyl congeners on the thyroid and pituitary glands in rats. Journal of the American College of Toxicology 1(3):23-36.

Hornung MW, Zabel EW, Peterson RE. 1996. Toxic equivalency factors of polybrominated dibenzo-p-dioxin, dibenzofuran, biphenyl, and polyhalogenated diphenyl ether congeners based on rainbow trout early life stage mortality. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 140(2):227-234.

*Category References

US National Library of Medicine. Haz-Map. [http://hazmap.nlm.nih.gov/index.php].

US National Library of Medicine. Hazardous Substances Data Bank. [http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/cgi-bin/sis/htmlgen?HSDB].

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