Agent Name

Hexabromodiphenyl ethers

CAS Number

36483-60-0

Formula

C12-H4-Br6-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

BR 33N; Hexabromodiphenyl ether; Hexabromodiphenyl oxide; Hexabromophenoxybenzene; Benzene, 1,1'-oxybis-, hexabromo deriv.; Diphenyl ether, hexabromo derivative; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Halogenated Polyaromatics

Sources/Uses

Member of the group of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE's); These compounds are used as additive flame retardants for polymer resins, plastics, adhesives, sealants, and coatings; [eChemPortal: CESAR]

Comments

See "Decabromodiphenyl ether."

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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