Hendriks HS1, Meijer M, Muilwijk M, van den Berg M, Westerink RH.
Arch Toxicol. 2014 Apr;88(4):857-69. doi: 10.1007/s00204-013-1187-1. Epub 2014 Jan 7.Brominated flame retardants (BFRs) are abundant persistent organic pollutants with well-studied toxicity. The toxicological and ecological concerns associated with BFRs argue for replacement by safe(r) alternatives. Though previous research identified the nervous system as a sensitive target organ for BFRs, the (neuro) toxic potential of alternative halogen-free flame retardants (HFFRs) is largely unknown. Read More