Cat study suggests children are at risk from residual flame retardants

April 6, 2017

Cat study suggests children are at risk from residual flame retardants

Researchers reported in Environmental Science & Technology that they found high levels of brominated flame retardants in the blood of house cats, and the finding suggests that young children are also at risk. The known endocrine disruptors, found in textiles, electronics and furniture, have been linked to thyroid disease and persist in house dust.

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Cat study suggests children are at risk from residual flame retardants

April 6, 2017

Cat study suggests children are at risk from residual flame retardants

Researchers reported in Environmental Science & Technology that they found high levels of brominated flame retardants in the blood of house cats, and the finding suggests that young children are also at risk. The known endocrine disruptors, found in textiles, electronics and furniture, have been linked to thyroid disease and persist in house dust.

HealthDay News (4/4)