Persistent chemicals found in breast milk
Final Interaction profile
- Chlorinated Dibenzo-p-Dioxins (CDDs) n/a
- Hexachlorobenzene 118-74-1
- p,p'-DDE 72-55-9
- Methylmercury 593-74-8
- Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) n/a
Complete Profile [571KB]
- The table of contents and list of individual PDF files are given below.
- Peer review
- List of figures
- List of tables
- List of acronyms, abbreviations, and symbols
Introduction [14 KB]
Interaction Data for the Mixture [280 KB]
- 2.1 Mixture of Concern
- 2.2 Component Mixtures
- Relevance of the Interactions Data and Approach to Public Health
List of References [41KB]
- A. Background Information for Chlorinated Dibenzo-p-Dioxins (CDDs)
- B. Background Information for Hexachlorobenzene
- C. Background Information for p,p'-DDE
- D. Background Information for Methylmercury
- E. Background Information for Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs)
- F. Chemical Structures
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR). 2004. Interaction profile for persistent chemicals found in breast milk (chlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins, hexachlorobenzene, p,p'-DDE, methylmercury, PCBs. Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service.
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