Home > News > Content

Pregnant Women Exposed To PBDEs Flame Retardant Can Reduce Children's IQ

Nov 22, 2017

Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) are a group of polybrominated diphenyl ethers with different numbers of bromine atoms. They are often used as flame retardants for furniture and other household products. It’s known for a long time that this substance is harmful to health. A new study in the United States has found that if pregnant women exposure to PBDEs, it should impair children's intelligence and lead to lower IQ.