Occurrence of HBCDs, TBBPA, brominated phenols and their derivative in foodstuffs in Belgium

Last updated on 5-2-2021 by Jill Alexandre

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Lack of data on the presence of halogenated flame retardants (HFRs) in food: EFSA indicated that it is not possible to perform an accurate risk assessment on the occurrence of HFRs in food and consequently on the exposure to HFRs via the diet. This project follows up the European Commission Recommendation 2014/118/EU on the monitoring of HFRs in food.  Due to the diverse nature of the considered HFRs, two analytical methods, based on gas chromatography in combination with electron capture negative ionization mass spectrometry (GCECNI/MS) and ultra‐high performance liquid chromat…

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