polybrominated diphenyl ethers or PBDE
ethers, used as flame retardants, are bioaccumulating in human bodies
Polybrominated diphenyl ethers are being spread by an array of
store-bought foods as well as
dust inside homes and offices.
Polybrominated diphenyl ethers, or
PBDEs, are added to computers, televisions, furniture cushions, upholstery
textiles, carpet backings, mattresses, cars, buses, aircraft and building
construction materials by chemical corporations to harden plastic and make
polyurethane foam less flammable.
High concentrations of polybrominated
diphenyl ethers have been detected in a variety of fish, meat and fowl in America.
In America human bodies carry 20 times more on average than in
Americans are breathing much higher levels found in their
household dust compared with European homes.
PBDEs escape as a gas from
hard plastic and polyurethane foam - especially newer computers, furniture and
other products - and then adhere to dust.
"There is a continuous
exposure, and there is absolutely no way to control it. You have almost a
24-hour exposure, except for the time you are outside." - Aake Bergman, head of
environmental chemistry at Stockholm University in Sweden and a leading
authority on flame retardants.
The flame retardants have been detected
in virtually every individual and animal tested, even newborns and fetuses,
around the world, including Australia and the Arctic.
Amounts in people
and wildlife are doubling in North America every four to six years, a pace
unmatched for any contaminant in at least 50 years.
"We have two
sources: food is one and indoor air is another. We now know that the sources
are inside our houses, inside our buildings," said Mehran Alaee of Canada's
National Water Research Institute.
"PBDEs are found in almost
all foods of animal origin; and some have very high levels of these chemicals,"
said a report by University of Texas environmental scientist Arnold Schecter.
Farm-raised fish contained 5 to 6
times more than wild fish. Other foods that contained high levels of PBDEs
included pork sausage, duck and
Beef had the lowest levels, followed by goose, pheasant,
scallops, canned tuna and wild coho salmon.
Chicken contained moderate
PBDEs bind to fat so trimming excess fat, eating lean meats
and avoiding large, predatory fish is advised - especially for pregnant and
Polybrominated diphenyl ethers bioaccumulate in body fat
building up over one's lifetime.
"I am convinced we are
building a huge, ticking time bomb in our
environment today." -
began to skyrocket in indoor cats.
Indoor cats lounge on
polybrominated diphenyl ether,
flame retardant, treated furniture, grooming themselves by licking.
2007 Californians for Fire Safety
launches a campaign to derail a legislative bill to ban toxic flame retardants.
Californians for Fire Safety is funded by Albemarle Corporation,
Chemtura Corporation, and IC Limited - Industrial Products mnaufactures of
"My uncle was a fire fighter and he believed in the use of
He treated his children's pajama fabric with flame
My uncle died at 45.
His wife and his two children
have had thyroid
problems all their lives.
My cousin, Ralph, was lethargic since
He was fairly intelligent but he never had any get up and
He only worked short
lived jobs during his adult life.
He once told an employer that it
was to hard to get out of bed to go to work.
Ralph died at age 53." -
2010 Each tenfold increase in blood
concentration of PBDEs was linked to a 30% decrease in the likelihood of
becoming pregnant each month.
"One of the strongest associations of
PBDEs is with thyroid hormone.
Thyroid hormone does seem to play an
important role in fertility.
Either too low or too high levels can
also seem to mimic estrogen.
We know these
endocrine disrupting chemicals
can affect the next
generation's fertility." - Kim Harley
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