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Childrens' brain development largely at risk due to common chemicals




Chemicals increasingly used as flame retardants and plasticizers pose a larger risk to children’s brain development than previously thought, according to a commentary published today in Environmental Health Perspectives. The research team reviewed dozens of human, animal, and cell-based studies and concluded that exposure to even low levels of the chemicals-;called organophosphate esters-;may harm IQ, attention, and memory in children in ways not yet looked at by regulators.



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