Flame retardants are chemicals incorporated into many consumer products, such as electronics and home furnishings, in order to meet fire safety standards. Flame retardants have been associated with a variety of health effects, including cancer.
Assessing new methods for measuring occupational exposure to flame retardants
Investigation of exposure to flame retardants among electronic waste recycling workers
Environmental contaminants and breast cancer in young women
Highlighting important respiratory diseases identified in Ontario workers through the ODSS
The goal of this study is to explore two new methods for measuring exposure to flame retardants:
The study will test how well these new methods work to measure flame retardant exposure among office workers, paramedics and firefighters.