Cat study suggests children at risk from residual flame retardants

And I wonder about everybody else too. What about the high incidence of endocrine tumors we find in ferrets – especially because they are so close to the carpet…

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)

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