9. Polybrominated Dibenzo-P-Dioxins and Dibenzofurans

  1. Arnold Schecter
  1. Kurunthachalam Kannan1,
  2. Chunyang Liao1 and
  3. Hyo-Bang Moon2

Published Online: 30 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118184141.ch9

Dioxins and Health: Including Other Persistent Organic Pollutants and Endocrine Disruptors, Third Edition

Dioxins and Health: Including Other Persistent Organic Pollutants and Endocrine Disruptors, Third Edition

How to Cite

Kannan, K., Liao, C. and Moon, H.-B. (2012) Polybrominated Dibenzo-P-Dioxins and Dibenzofurans, in Dioxins and Health: Including Other Persistent Organic Pollutants and Endocrine Disruptors, Third Edition (ed A. Schecter), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118184141.ch9

Editor Information

  1. Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, University of Texas School of Public Health, Dallas, TX, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, and Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, State University of New York at Albany, Albany, NY, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Environmental Marine Sciences, College of Science and Technology, Hanyang University, Ansan, Republic of Korea

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 6 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470605295

Online ISBN: 9781118184141

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Keywords:

  • PBDDs and dibenzofurans;
  • PBDD/Fs as by-products, in waste incineration;
  • PBDD/Fs toxicity, bioaccumulative, activating AhR

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Physicochemical Properties

  • Sources And Formation

  • Phytolysis and Thermolysis

  • Analytical Methods

  • Environmental Distribution and Concentrations

  • Toxicity of PBDD/Fs

  • Pharmacokinetics: Absorption and Elimination, Body Burden and Distribution, Transformation, and Metabolism

  • Bioaccumulation

  • Mechanisms of Toxicity

  • TEFs

  • References