Endocrine Disruption

TEDX List of Potential Endocrine Disruptors

2,2',3,4,4'-pentabromodiphenyl ether

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CAS # 182346-21-0

Alternative Name

PBDE-85

Categories*
Byproduct/Intermediate/Reactant
Flame retardant

Evidence Supporting This Chemical as an Endocrine Disruptor

Meerts IATM, Letcher RJ, Hoving S, Marsh G, Bergman Å, Lemmen JG, van der Burg B, Brouwer A. 2001. In vitro estrogenicity of polybrominated diphenyl ethers, hydroxylated PBDEs, and polybrominated bisphenol A compounds. Environ Health Perspect 109(4):399-407; DOI: 10.2307/3454900.

*Category References

WHO. 1994. Brominated diphenyl ethers. Environmental Health Criteria 162 [www.inchem.org/documents/ehc/ehc/ehc162.htm].

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