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Pentabromodiphenyl ether molecular model. Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE) are used as flame retardants and in a wide variety of products including many household items. The breakdown of PBDE by photolysis and pyrolysis has caused environmental and health concerns. Color code: black=carbon, white=hydrogen, red=oxygen, dark red=bromine.
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