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Flame Retardants (Fire Retardants)

Materials applied to fabrics, bedding, furniture, plastics, etc. to retard their burning; many may leach out and cause allergies or other harm.
Also Known As:
Fire Retardants; Agents, Fireproofing; Retardants, Fire; Retardants, Flame; Fireproofing Agents
Networked: 61 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 11 trials/studies)

Bio-Agent Context: Research Results

Experts

1. Mai, Bi-Xian: 8 articles (11/2014 - 01/2011)
2. Luo, Xiao-Jun: 8 articles (11/2014 - 01/2011)
3. Chen, She-Jun: 5 articles (11/2014 - 01/2011)
4. Lam, Paul K S: 4 articles (11/2014 - 04/2007)
5. Wu, Jiang-Ping: 3 articles (08/2014 - 09/2012)
6. Reiner, Eric J: 3 articles (02/2010 - 01/2009)
7. Ebinghaus, Ralf: 2 articles (01/2016 - 01/2015)
8. Zhang, Gan: 2 articles (01/2016 - 11/2011)
9. Tian, Mi: 2 articles (11/2014 - 06/2011)
10. Zeng, Yan-Hong: 2 articles (08/2014 - 09/2012)

Related Diseases

1. Hemorrhagic Fever with Renal Syndrome (HFRS)
2. Obesity
01/01/2014 - "Northern populations are exposed to a myriad of persistent organic pollutants including polychlorinated biphenyls, organochlorine pesticides, flame retardants, and toxic metals, while also affected by higher rates of obesity and alcohol abuse compared to the rest of Canada. "
12/01/2011 - "OBELIX is a 4-y project that started in May 2009 and which has the following 5 main objectives: 1) to assess early life exposure in humans to major classes of EDCs identified as potential inducers of obesity (ie, dioxin-like compounds, non-dioxin-like polychlorinated biphenyls, organochlorine pesticides, brominated flame retardants, phthalates, and perfluorinated compounds) by using mother-child cohorts from 4 European regions with different food-contaminant exposure patterns; 2) to relate early life exposure to EDCs with clinical markers, novel biomarkers, and health-effect data related to obesity; 3) to perform hazard characterization of early life exposure to EDCs for the development of obesity later in life by using a mouse model; 4) to determine mechanisms of action of obesogenic EDCs on developmental programming with in vivo and in vitro genomics and epigenetic analyses; and 5) to perform risk assessments of prenatal exposure to obesogenic EDCs in food by integrating maternal exposure through food-contaminant exposure and health-effect data in children and hazard data in animal studies."
12/01/2014 - "However, there is inconclusive evidence of an association between exposure to fungicides, dioxin, phytoestrogens, flame retardants, heavy metals and childhood obesity. "
3. Breast Neoplasms (Breast Cancer)
4. Autistic Disorder (Autism)
5. Leukemia

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. Halogenated Diphenyl Ethers
2. Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs)
3. bisphenol A
4. pentabromodiphenyl ether (PBDE)
5. Hormones
6. phenyl ether
7. Volatile Organic Compounds
8. Biological Markers (Surrogate Marker)
9. Vaccines
10. Thimerosal (Thiomersal)