Endocrine Disruption

TEDX List of Potential Endocrine Disruptors

3,3',4,4'-tetrabromobiphenyl

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CAS # 77102-82-0

Alternative Name

PBB-77

Category*
Flame retardant

Evidence Supporting This Chemical as an Endocrine Disruptor

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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