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Measure: Concentrations of Flame Retardants   #240200

Definition:

Collect and analyze a blood sample to determine the concentrations of several polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), which are chemicals used as flame retardants.

Purpose:

To determine the concentrations of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in the subject’s blood. High concentrations of PBDEs in the blood of a pregnant woman or young child may lead to neurobehavioral problems.

Protocols:

Keywords:

Pregnancy, polybrominated diphenyl ether, PBDEs, flame retardants, National Children’s Study, NCS, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, NHANES, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC

Measure Release Date: January 31, 2017

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