June 07, 2004

Dangerous PBDEs in breast milk

The Globe and Mail. US women apparently have the highest amount of dangerous PBDEs in there breast milk -- a growing trend due to increase use of these chemicals as flame retardants in products such as furniture to computer components. According to the article, it's as high as 1,000 parts per billion. The question is: is it high enough that physicians should recommend against breast-feeding?

Posted by johnvu at June 7, 2004 11:47 AM
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