Sixth International Symposium On Flame Retardants

April 7-10, 2013
Sir Francis Drake Hotel, Union Square
San Francisco, California

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Scientific Program: Poster Presentations


Analytical Methods, Measurements in Biotic and Abiotic Environments
P1BFRs distribution in air of selected indoor environments from Czech Republic
 Kukučka P, Vojta S, Prokes R, Audy O, Kohoutek J, Klánová J
P2Concentrations, sources and human exposure to polybrominated diphenyl ethers via indoor dusts in South Africa
 Abafe O, Martincigh B
P3Chlorinated tris (TDCPP) in infant, toddler, and adult products sold in California
 Green M, Cox C
P4Two "new" organophosphorus flame retardants detected in the indoor and outdoor environment
 Brandsma S, Sellström , de Wit C, Papa C, Martinez Moral P, de Boer J, Leonards P
P5Brominated flame retardants in household dust in China
 Wang M, van der Lee M, van Leeuwen S, Peters R, Santillo D, Zheng Y, Wang Y
P6Flame retardant spatial variability indoors: dust, air and window wipes
 Goosey E, Chaudhuri S, Diamond M, Saini A
P7Brominated and organophosphate flame retardants in indoor dust from Southern Romania
 Covaci A, Gheorghe A, Dirtu A, Neels H
P8Co-release of Hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD) and micro- and nanoparticles from thermal cutting of polystyrene foams
 Zhang H, Kuo Y, Wang J, Gerecke A
P9Organophosphate flame retardants in Southern Ontario tributaries and precipitation
 Jantunen L, Struger J, Backus S, Kraft J
P10Polybrominated dibenzo-p-dioxins/dibenzofurans (PBDDs/DFs) and brominated flame retardants released from recycling facilities for electrical home appliances
 Sakai S, Kuraya H, Miyazaki T, Mori T
P11Spatial and temporal trends of brominated flame retardants in the Great Lakes atmosphere
 Ma Y, Salamova A, Venier M, Hites R
P12Determination of atmospheric PBDEs and BFRs in the Great Lakes basin in Canada
 Alexandrou N, Brice K, Hung H, Su K, Park R, McKittrick C, Noronha R, Margaret B, Rosen J
P13Legacy and current used flame retardants in Great Lakes atmosphere
 Shoeib M, Jantunen L
P14Polybrominated diphenyl ethers in english freshwater lakes, 2008-2012
 Yang C, Harrad S, Abdallah M, Desborough J, Rose N, Turner S, Davidson T, Goldsmith B
P15Formation of PBDD/F from PBDE in electronic waste in recycling processes and a test extruder
 Zennegg M, Schluep M, Streicher-Porte M, Lienemann P, Haag R, Gerecke A
P16Polybromodiphenyl ethers in South Africa: levels and implications of their co-existence with selected trace metals and anions in indoor dust
 Okonkwo J, Kebede K
P17Levels and spatial distribution of brominated flame retardants in Jukskei river cathment
 Olukunle O, Okonkwo J
P18Correlated analysis of PBDE using Raman Micro-Spectroscopy and Scanning Electron Microscopy: a tool for studying composition, origin and spatial heterogeneity of flame retardants in dust
 Ghosal S, Wagner J
P19Alternative GC column selectivities for the analysis of halogenated flame retardants
 Misselwitz M, Rattray C, Thomas J, Cochran J
P20How much can a 15m x 0.25mm x 0.10µm GC column be trimmed for maintenance before the BDE 49 and 71 resolution requirements are no longer met for EPA method 1614
 Misselwitz M, Cochran J, Thomas J
P21Method optimization for speed and resolution for multiple halogenated flame retardants on a GC column originally designed for PBDE analysis
 Misselwitz M, Cochran J, Thomas J, Rattray C
P22Analysis of 2,3,7,8-TBDD using atmospheric pressure gas chromatography coupled to triple quadrupole mass spectrometry (APGC/MS/MS)
 Bjurlid F, Hagberg J, Geng D, Ericson I, van Bavel B
P23Measurement of select organophosphate flame retardants in environmental Standard Reference Materials
 Murray J, Reiner J, Michele S
P24Morphology, spatial distribution, and concentration of flame retardants in consumer products and environmental dusts using Scanning Electron Microscopy
 Wagner J, Ghosal S, Whitehead T, Metayer C
P25Pilot study to assess effects of collection tube types and processing delay on measurements of POPs and lipids in serum
 Guo W, Nelson D, Hurley S, Reynolds P, Park J, Petreas M
P26PCDD/Fs, PCBs and PBDEs in Finnish moose (alces alces) liver
 Hallikainen A, Holma-Suutari A, Ruokojärvi P, Kiviranta H, Laaksonen S, Nieminen M
P27Brominated and chlorinated flame retardants in tree bark from around the globe
 Salamova A, Hites R
P28Simultaneous analysis of tetrabromobisphenol A (TBBPA) and Hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD) isomers in the freshwater fish (Crucian Carp) and surrounding sediments
 Lee S, Jeong G
P29PBDEs and new brominated flame retardants in arctic biota
 Herzke D, Sagerup K, Harju M, Gabrielsen G, Fuglei E, Evenset A, Routti H
P30Levels and profiles of PBDEs, HO-PBDEs, PCBs, and HO-PCBs in plasma of starlings from British Columbia (Canada): first insights into PBDEs oxidative metabolism by avian liver microsomes
 Erratico C, Currier H, Szeitz A, Bandiera S, Covaci A, Elliott J
P31Polybrominated diphenyl ethers in mothers and children from a U.S. national children's study formative project
 Schecter A, Cherry D, Thiex N, Kannan K, Yun S, Wang L, Hynan L, Cheng D, Hommel M, Imran N, Moye J, Birnbaum L
P32Analyses of polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE) congener levels in liver, serum, adipose tissue and hair from male rats exposed to a complex mixture of flame retardants
 Aleksa K, Rawn D, Carnevale A, Gaertner D, Wade M, Ernest S, Koren G, Hales B
P33Environmental pollutants in mothers' milk : a compilation focused on brominated flame retardants
 Fång J, Nyberg E, Winnberg U, Bignert A, Bergman Å
P34PBDEs and PBBs in fish from rivers and other inland waters - risk to consumers?
 Rose M, Fernandes A, Mortimer D
P35Organophosphate flame retardants (PFRs) in human breast milk from several Asian countries
 Isobe T, Muto M, Kim J, Tue N, Katsura K, Sudaryanto A, Malarvannan G, Prudente M, Viet P, Takahashi S, Tanabe S
P36Urinary concentrations of phosphate flame retardants and plasticiser metabolites and relationships with indoor dust levels
 Van den Eede N, Dodson R, Rudel R, Perovich L, Neels H, Covaci A
P37Concentrations of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in wild-caught Walleye (Sander Vitreus) fillets imported from Canada
 Scott L, Mortimer D, Luksemburg W
P38PBDEs in San Francisco Bay biota
 Yee D, Sutton R, Davis J, Sedlak M
P39Levels of polybrominated dibenzo-p dioxins and furans in minks from Sweden
 Hagberg J, Rotander A, Persson S, Magnusson U, van Bavel B
P40Urinary organophosphate flame retardant measurements and variability in North Carolina pregnant women
 Hoffman K, Daniels J, Stapleton H
P41Debromination of BDE-209 by hepatic microsome of freshwater fish and marine fish
 Mizukawa K, Yamada T, Takada H


Toxicology, Epidemiology, Exposure Pathways, Policy
P42Aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AhR) mediates PBDE-99 induced neurodevelopmental toxicity in Zebrafish
 Tanguay R, Chen J, Truong L, Huang C, Bisson W, Kolluri S, Jiang H, Dong Q, Truong L
P43Assessment of exposures to TDCP flame retardant used in furniture
 Gorder G, Lawyer A, Tenney J
P44Polybrominated biphenyl ether (DE-71) produces paradoxical effects on thyroid hormone action
 Bansal R, Tighe D, Denai A, Gilbert M, Zoeller R
P45Environmental toxicity and fate of BZ-54 in aquatic mesocosms
 de Jourdan B, Hanson M, Muir D, Solomon K
P46In silico approaches to modelling the environmental fate, bioaccumulation potential, and toxicity of novel brominated flame retardants
 de Jourdan B, Muir D
P47HBCD reduces tyrosine uptake in human fibroblast cells
 Asharya S, Johansson J, Engwall M, Vumma R, Venizelos N
P48Potential endocrine disruption and TCDD-like effects of three novel brominated flame retardants
 Saunders D
P49Courtship and aggressive behaviour are increased in breeding American Kestrels by their exposure to the brominated flame retardant β-TBECH
 Marteinson S, Letcher R, Fernie K
P50Bioaccessibility of polybrominated diphenyl ethers in indoor dusts
 Garcia Alcega S, Collins C
P515'-OH-BDE-99 affect melanin pigment and THRβ mRNA expression in Zebrafish embryos (Danio Rerio)
 Dong W, Ferguson P, Macaulay L, Kwok K, Hinton D, Stapleton H
P52Effects of chemical flame-retardants on freshwater crustacean Daphnia Magna
 Scanlan L, Loguinov A, Antzcak P, Dailey K, Nowinski D, Lin X, Lachenauer E, Kornbluh J, Arai A, Douglas K, Teng Q, Stapleton H, Falciani F, Vulpe C
P53Exposure to polybrominated diphenyl ether flame retardants alters the differentiation potential of mesenchymal stem cells
 Small D, Markowski V, LeClair R
P54Serum PBDEs in women participating in a large contemporary California breast cancer cohort study
 Reynolds P, Hurley S, Nelson D, Garcia E, Wang Y, Guo T, Guo W, Park J, Petreas M
P55PBDEs, HBCDs, TBBPA in infant-mother paired serum: focusing on investigating impact on thyroid hormone, relative proportion and relationship with environmental factors
 Kim U, Hong Y, Lee D, Sim W, Oh J
P56Levels and trends of PBDEs and HBCDs in the global environment: summary of their status towards the end of 2012
 Law R, Covaci A, Harrad S, Herzke D, Abdallah M, Fernie K, Toms L
P57Levels of brominated flame retardants in human food from animal origin
 van der Lee M, van Leeuwen S, Peters R, Traag W, ten Dam G, Hoogenboom R
P58Emission test cell investigations of broiminated flame retardants: identification of knowledge gaps and comparison of two chamber methods
 Rauert C, Harrad S, Stranger M, Lazarov B
P59Temporal trends in serum concentrations of PBDEs, PCBs, and OH-PBDEs among second trimester pregnant women in California
 Zota A, Linderholm L, P J, Guo T, Petreas M, Zoeller T, Privalsky M, Woodruff T
P60Assessing children's exposure to polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) using vacuum cleaner dust and whole blood
 Whitehead T, Crispo-Smith S, Metayer C, Park J, Petreas M, Brown F, Buffler P, Rappaport S
P61Is there an unknown exposure pathway for PBDEs: evidence from North American biomonitoring data
 Wong F, Cousins I, MacLeod M
P62BDE-47 level of individuals from 40 occupation groups: data analysis from NHANES 2003-2004
 Ip H, She J
P63Persistent organic pollutants including polychlorinated and polybrominated dibenzo-p-dioxins and dibenzofurans in firefighters from Northern California
 Shaw S, Berger M, Harris J, Yun S, Wu Q, Liao C, Blum A, Stefani A, Kannan K
P64Exposure to brominated flame retardants among pilots and cabin crew in aircrafts
 Strid A, Lindgren T, Athanassiadis I, Jakobsson K, Smedje G, Bergman Å
P65Exposure to flame retardant chemicals on commercial airplanes
 Allen J, Stapleton H, Vallarino J, McNeely E, McClean M, Harrad S, Rauert C, Spengler J
P66Consumer exposure to BFRs and related compounds; new UK total diet study
 Mortimer D, Acheampong R, Fernandes A, Rose M
P67British furniture fire safety regulations: do the benefits justify the health and environmental risks?
 Dedeo M, Singla V, Stapleton H, Babrauskas V, Blum A
P68Effects of additives on the mechanochemical destruction of HBCD by high energy ball milling
 Huang J, Zhang K, Yu G, Deng S, Wang B
P69Mechanochemical destruction of decabromodiphenyl ether in polypropylene
 Zhang K, Zhang Q, Huang J, Yu G, Deng S, Wang B, Kano J
P70Destruction behavior of Hexabromocyclododecanes during incineration of solid waste containing expanded and extruded polystyrene insulation foams
 Takigami H, Watanabe M, Kajiwara N
P71Investigation on the thermal decomposition mechanism of decabromodiphenyl ethane on barium oxide
 Zhang L, Shi S, Dong L, Gao F, Huang Y
P72The fate of PBDEs in the use and waste phases following changes of PBDE levels in products; an SFA application
 Abbasi G, Buser A, Diamond M
P73USEPA decabromodiphenyl ether alternatives hazard assessment results
 Lavoie E
P74Non-halogenated aromatic phosphate flame retardants as possible chemicals for biomonitoring in California
 Krowech G, Hoover S
P75Estimation of persistence and long-range transport potential of novel BFRs and selection of their physicochemical properties to be measured
 Kuramochi H, Takigami H, Scheringer M, Sakai S
P76An evaluation of flame retardants in building insulation: code change recommendations
 Singla V, Eisenberg D, Babrauskas V, Dedeo M, Blum A
P77Polybrominated dioxins and furans (PBDD/Fs) in e-waste polymers in nigeria
  Sindiku O, Tysklind M, Osibanjo O, Babayemi J, Schlumer M, Weber R, Lundstedt S
P78Policy and use status of brominated flame retardants in Bangladesh
 Rahman M

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