Endocrine Disruption

TEDX List of Potential Endocrine Disruptors

2,2',4,4',5,5'-hexabromobiphenyl

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CAS # 59080-40-9

Alternative Name

PBB-153

Categories*
Flame retardant
Household product ingredient
Industrial additive
Plastic/Rubber

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.

*Category References

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

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