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There is a pressing need for substituting several halogenated flame retardants, given the human and environmental health concerns of many of these compounds. Halogen Free Flame Retardants (HFFRs) have been suggested as alternatives and are already being marketed, although their potential impact on the environment cannot be properly assessed because of a lack of information regarding their environmental and ecotoxicological properties. Susanne Waaijers aims to determine the aquatic fate and effects of a selection of HFFRs that are currently being applied in polymers as alternatives of hazardous brominated flame retardants.

Event details of The environmental effects of new generation flame retardants
Date 12 September 2014
Time 11:00 -12:00
Location Aula - Lutherse kerk

S.L. Waaijers, Environmental Fate & Effects of New Generation Flame Retardants.

Supervisors

Prof. W.P. de Voogt
Prof. W. Admiraal

Co-supervisors

Dr J.R. Parsons
Dr M.H.S. Kraak

Aula - Lutherse kerk

Singel 411
1012 XM Amsterdam

Entrance

This event is open to the public.