The Bromine Science and Environmental Forum (BSEF) welcomes Environment Canada’s Risk Assessment on tetrabromobisphenol A (TBBPA) MISSING LINK and two of its derivative substances [TBBPA bis(2-hydroxyethyl ether) and TBBPA bis (allyl ether)] , issued in November 2013.
TBBPA is the brominated flame retardant with the largest production volume globally and permitted and used worldwide and is mostly used in printed circuit boards, playing an important role of fire protection for consumers.
Environment Canada’s Final Risk Assessment recognises that TBBPA, and two of its derivatives, do not meet any of the criteria for being listed as ‘toxic’ under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act of 1999. This assessment determined that current levels of TBBPA:
For more information on TBBPA please view the BSEF Factsheet
For all enquiries, please contact:
BSEF Secretariat at Mayssa.firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel: +32 476 32 14 58
 Environment Canada Screening Assessment Report November 2013