Impact of Flame Retardant Exposure on Children

To measure serum levels of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE), polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and pesticides in 850 children at birth, at 2 to 3 and 5 to 7 years of age. This study will characterize the longitudinal impact of PBDE exposure, commonly known as flame retardant, occurring throughout childhood on neurodevelopment.
Funding Partners:
  • Columbia University
Program Partners:
  • CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health
Program Location:
  • United States of America