By Sarah Yang, Media Relations | November 15, 2012
The new study, published today (Thursday, Nov. 15) in the journalEnvironmental Health Perspectives, focuses on PBDEs, or polybrominated diphenyl ethers, a class of persistent, endocrine-disrupting compounds widely found in foam furniture, electronics, carpets, upholstery and other consumer products. The chemicals easily leach out into the environment and are inhaled or ingested through dust, then accumulate in human fat cells.
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